RFR(xs): 8161552: Test issue: VM init failed: GC triggered before VM initialization completed. Try increasing NewSize, current value 768K.

Thomas Schatzl thomas.schatzl at oracle.com
Thu Jul 21 09:30:35 UTC 2016


Hi,

On Wed, 2016-07-20 at 20:01 +0300, Dmitry Fazunenko wrote:
> Hello,
> 
> I'm looking for a couple of reviewers for a simple fix of two tests.
> The tests check some basic assertions when VM is started with max
> heap 
> size set to some small values.
> The tests work almost everywhere, but there are cases when  with
> -Xmx2M 
> GC triggered before VM initialization completed.
> 2M is valid but extremely small max heap size. Cases of usages such 
> small heap are rather theoretical than practical.
> 
> To fix the problem I made the tests weaker, the cases setting max
> heap 
> to 2M are removed.
> 
> http://cr.openjdk.java.net/~dfazunen/8161552/webrev.00/
> https://bugs.openjdk.java.net/browse/JDK-8161552
> 
> Testing: locally + RBT

  looks good, but I think this decision should be more prominently
stated in the test.

Particularly the comments in lines 45-47 need to be updated, and lines
49 to 53 also refer to now apparently outdated behavior.

Thanks,
  Thomas



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