RFR (S): 8076995: gc/ergonomics/TestDynamicNumberOfGCThreads.java failed with java.lang.RuntimeException: 'new_active_workers' missing from stdout/stderr

Jon Masamitsu jon.masamitsu at oracle.com
Tue Apr 21 17:23:44 UTC 2015


Thanks for fixing this.

Fix looks good.

What do you think about always making testDynamicNumberOfGCThread()
check for the uniprocessor case (as opposed to passing in a flag to 
check it)?

ForceDynamicNumberOfGCThreads is a diagnostic flag

   diagnostic(bool, ForceDynamicNumberOfGCThreads, 
false,                    \
           "Force dynamic selection of the number of 
"                       \
           "parallel threads parallel gc will use to aid 
debugging")         \

so I think you need +UnlockDiagnosticVMOptions.


On 04/21/2015 06:53 AM, Derek White wrote:
> Hi All,
> Please review this fix for:
> https://bugs.openjdk.java.net/browse/JDK-8076995
> Webrev:
> http://cr.openjdk.java.net/~drwhite/8076995/webrev.00/
> Summary:
> Part 1 is a test bug that tries to run G1 on embedded SE builds. Not changed by this webrev.
> Part two is assertion failure that is being fixed by this webrev.
> This is a fix for bug that triggered an assert when running CMS on very
> small machines - 1 core x86, or 1-4 core ARM. This may seem unlikely but
>   can easily happen when running virtual instances.
> Failure stack traces also show bug crashing printing a stack trace, but this is being tracked in another bug.
> Thanks,
> - Derek

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