RFR (S): 8134631: G1DummyRegionsPerGC fires assert of assert(words <= filler_array_max_size()) failed: too big for a single object

sangheon.kim sangheon.kim at oracle.com
Thu Nov 12 17:53:57 UTC 2015

Hi Thomas,

Thank you for reviewing this.

On 11/12/2015 12:43 AM, Thomas Schatzl wrote:
> Hi Sangheon,
> On Wed, 2015-11-11 at 14:25 -0800, sangheon.kim wrote:
>> Hi Tom,
>> On 11/11/2015 02:11 PM, Tom Benson wrote:
>>> Hi Sangeon,
>>> I do prefer this version, but I think it would be a good idea to
>>> preserve the original value and restore it like you did in your first
>>> version, rather than re-setting it specifically to
>>> _humongous_object_threshold_in_words.
>> Okay, I changed it as you said.
>> http://cr.openjdk.java.net/~sangheki/8134631/webrev.02/
>    looks good.
> I agree with Tom that it is much better (less intrusive) to temporarily
> patch this up in the debug code.
> Instead of the manual re-assignments you could simply use
> SizeTFlagSetting tf(&_filler_array_max_size, word_size);
> That would make sure that after the scope is closed, the value will be
> reset. It also saves two LOC.
> If you make that change, I do not need a re-review.
Okay, I will use this way.


> Thanks,
>    Thomas

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