RFR: 8059466: Force young GC to initiate marking cycle when stat update is requested

John Coomes John.Coomes at oracle.com
Fri Oct 3 04:13:26 UTC 2014


Stefan Johansson (stefan.johansson at oracle.com) wrote:
> Hi,
> 
> Please review this change to allow status updates to initiate a marking 
> cycle:
> https://bugs.openjdk.java.net/browse/JDK-8059466
> 
> Webrev:
> http://cr.openjdk.java.net/~sjohanss/8059466/webrev.00/
> 
> Summary:
> The "update_allocation_context_stats" GC cause has been split up to two 
> causes, one for FullGC and one for young. The young one can be used to 
> start a marking cycle.

Hi Stefan,

This looks good to me.

-John



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