RFR: 8155087: Calcualtion in other_time_ms() is incorrect

Thomas Schatzl thomas.schatzl at oracle.com
Tue Apr 26 15:00:40 UTC 2016


On Tue, 2016-04-26 at 14:58 +0200, Stefan Johansson wrote:
> Hi,
> Please review this small fix for:
> https://bugs.openjdk.java.net/browse/JDK-8155087
> Webrev:
> http://cr.openjdk.java.net/~sjohanss/8155087/hotspot.00/
> Summary:
> The calculation in other_time_ms() used the average time of some
> known parallel phases to calculate the "other" time. In the past this
> might have been the best way to do it but now we actually measure the
> parallel time and can use this instead.

Neither this summary nor the CR actually expands on why this
calculation is incorrect. Could some note about this be added?

Looks good otherwise.


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