RFR: 8142402: G1 should not redirty cards in free regions

Erik Helin erik.helin at oracle.com
Tue Nov 10 13:51:54 UTC 2015


Hi all,

this patch ensures that G1 does not redirty cards for regions that are
free. This not a problem for product builds, but it causes the card
verification code to fail in debug builds, which is annoying.

Enhancement:
https://bugs.openjdk.java.net/browse/JDK-8142402

Webrev:
http://cr.openjdk.java.net/~ehelin/8142402/webrev.00/

Testing:
JPRT

Thanks,
Erik


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