RFR(S): 8048179: Early reclaim of large objects that are referenced by a few objects
jon.masamitsu at oracle.com
Thu Dec 18 18:35:51 UTC 2014
On 12/18/2014 07:43 AM, Thomas Schatzl wrote:
> I do not like abbreviations in flag names; Bengt and me discussed
> offline and came up with the following new names for the flags:
My alternative would be to abbreviate HumongousObjects
This suggestion is in anticipation of more flags for special
handling of humongous objects and anticipation of getting
tired of the longer flag names.
> I.e. remove the "Dead" because the GC only ever reclaims dead objects
> anyway, and remove the "AtYoungGC" because it seems somewhat superfluous
> too: we can already reclaim humongous objects at all other GCs (marking,
> full gcs), there would be nothing "eager" about it if it were only done
> in these situations.
> I am fine with adding "AtYoungGC" again if someone objects to that.
> Any objections or alternatives?
> Webrev diff:
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