[8u60] Bulk backport for eager reclaim of humongous objects

Jesper Wilhelmsson jesper.wilhelmsson at oracle.com
Fri May 8 15:23:44 UTC 2015

Kim Barrett skrev den 8/5/15 16:56:
> On May 8, 2015, at 10:00 AM, Jesper Wilhelmsson <jesper.wilhelmsson at oracle.com> wrote:
>> Looks good!
> Thanks for reviewing.
>> One question,
>> In 8069367 you add the new test to TEST.groups:
>> 134 hotspot_gc = \
>> 135   sanity/ExecuteInternalVMTests.java \
>> 136   -gc/g1/TestGreyReclaimedHumongousObjects.java
>> I haven't seen tests with a - in front of them in TEST.groups before. Is that intentional?
> It’s used for exclusion.  For 8u60, it doesn’t actually matter; the test in question wouldn’t be included
> anyway, since 8067115: "Add jtreg gc tests to Hotspot JPRT jobs” hasn’t been backported.  The test
> is excluded from the hotspot testset because it is somewhat of a stress test, running for a while and
> making sure nothing bad happens.
> Hm.  That syntax is used quite a bit in JDK9, but the only occurrences I see in JDK8 are for sublists.
> I’ll take a careful look at a jprt -testset hotspot run and make sure there isn’t anything surprising.

Ok. As long as you know what you're doing I'm fine with the change :)

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