RFR: (S): 8142935: Adding old gen regions does not consider available free space

Tom Benson tom.benson at oracle.com
Sat Mar 19 13:10:35 UTC 2016


Hi Derek,
Thanks for taking a look.    I see that the link under the webrev text 
was bad due to cut/paste, so here's a good one for any new readers:
   Webrev:  http://cr.openjdk.java.net/~tbenson/8142935/webrev/

On 3/18/2016 6:22 PM, Derek White wrote:
>
> My main question is that it looks like the accounting:
>
>     _inc_bytes_used_before
>     _inc_bytes_live_before
>     _bytes_used_before
>     _bytes_lived_before
>
> are a summary of the bytes used and live in the young regions.
>
> In the new test in G1CollectionSet::finalize_old_part(), I don't see 
> that it's accounting for the live bytes of the old regions it already 
> added to the cset. For example if the young regions had no live data, 
> then we might still add too many old regions to the cset?

The update to _bytes_live_before at line 100 of g1CollectionSet.cpp is 
inside add_old_region(), so I think that should account for them.  Thanks,

Tom


>
> The rest of it looks good.
>
>  - Derek

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