RFR 8065579: WB method to start G1 concurrent mark cycle should be introduced

Thomas Schatzl thomas.schatzl at oracle.com
Thu Nov 27 13:17:54 UTC 2014

Hi all,

On Thu, 2014-11-27 at 09:25 +0100, Thomas Schatzl wrote: 
> Hi,
> On Thu, 2014-11-27 at 02:10 +0300, Leonid Mesnik wrote:
> [...]
> > Could I have review from Reviewer for this fix?
> - gcCause.cpp:
> Is it possible to let the human readable string be similar to the
> others? I.e. "WhiteBox Initiated Concurrent Mark" instead of "WhiteBox
> Initiated ConcurrentMarkCycle"?
> - WhiteBox.java:
> In the comment, please start sentences with capital letters. Also add
> punctuation if it is a full sentence. All but this and the "force xy GC"
> follow this style.
> - TestConcMarkCycleWB.java
> The test needs to install sun.hotspot.WhiteBox$WhiteBoxPermission too.
> There is a typo in the @summary line: relatd->related

 Leonid asked me to put up a new webrev with the suggested fixes plus
fixes of the copyright header in the test, and addition of the @bug tag
in the same.

Here is the new webrev:

I will sponsor the change.


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