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

Kim Barrett kim.barrett at oracle.com
Sat May 9 22:23:12 UTC 2015

On May 8, 2015, at 11:23 AM, Jesper Wilhelmsson <jesper.wilhelmsson at oracle.com> wrote:
> 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 :)
> /Jesper

I looked, and there were no surprises in the log.

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