RFR (XXS): 8143220: Fix documentation of InitiatingHeapOccupancyPercent

kirk at kodewerk.com kirk at kodewerk.com
Fri Feb 5 15:08:55 UTC 2016


Hi Thomas,

> 
>> Sorry but aside from that I find the comment some what confusing. Can
>> you confirm that what I’ve written is what is meant.
>> 
>> "The percent occupancy (IHOP) of old generational heap after which a
>> concurrent mark cycle with be initiated with the next GC.
>> The value may be changed if adaptive IHOP is enabled. Otherwise the
>> value remains constant. Setting a value of 0 will result in frequent
>> concurrent marking cycles. (G1 collector only)”
> 
> What do you think of that:
> 
> "The percent occupancy (IHOP) of the current old generation capacity
> after which a concurrent mark cycle will be initiated at the next GC.
> The value may change over time if adaptive IHOP is enabled, otherwise
> the value remains constant. In the latter case a value of 0 will result
> in frequent concurrent marking cycles. (G1 collector only)”

I maybe a bit biased here but I like it.

Thanks for the pointer into the source. I’m digging around a bit unwinding things as I think I may have assumed a different definition for some of the variable names used.

Regards,
Kirk

> 
> Thanks,
>  Thomas
> 

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