JEP 248: Make G1 the Default Garbage Collector

Dawid Weiss dawid.weiss at gmail.com
Tue Jun 2 12:58:35 UTC 2015


> The real concern brought up in this thread is the miscompilation causing
> corruption in lucene.

...which we only have a strong suspicion is related to G1, not a
guarantee. It's also a very tough nut to crack (reproduce reliably or
even diagnose on those runs that failed). For all we know, it could be
an interaction between several things at once producing this unstable
behavior.

Dawid


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