RFR (XXS): 8072688: Description of flag ExplicitGCInvokesConcurrent should mantion G1 as well [Was: Re: comments in globals.hpp]

Jesper Wilhelmsson jesper.wilhelmsson at oracle.com
Mon Feb 9 15:17:05 UTC 2015


Mikael Gerdin skrev den 9/2/15 16:08:
> On 2015-02-09 16:01, Thomas Schatzl wrote:
>> Hi Jesper,
>>
>> On Fri, 2015-02-06 at 15:30 +0100, Jesper Wilhelmsson wrote:
>>> Hi Kirk,
>>>
>>> Thanks for reporting this!
>>> I filed a bug:
>>> https://bugs.openjdk.java.net/browse/JDK-8072688
>>>
>>> and have a fix out for review:
>>> http://cr.openjdk.java.net/~jwilhelm/8072688/webrev.00/
>>>
>>
>>    looks good - not sure if the explicit mention of the two collectors is
>> necessary. We do not do it for many other flags either.
>
> I agree that it would be better to not mention any specific GC:
> "effective only when a concurrent GC is enabled"
> is my suggestion.
>

Since I already changed it to "(effective only when using concurrent 
collectors)" and published the new webrev, that is my suggestion :)

http://cr.openjdk.java.net/~jwilhelm/8072688/webrev.01/

/Jesper

> /Mikael
>
>>
>> Maybe if you waited a little more if somebody else feels strongly about
>> this.
>>
>> You do not need to hide the review request too :)
>>
>> Thanks,
>>    Thomas
>>
>>


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