RFC: Epsilon GC JEP

Roman Kennke rkennke at redhat.com
Thu Dec 14 20:42:53 UTC 2017

Am 14.12.2017 um 21:18 schrieb Aleksey Shipilev:
> On 12/14/2017 01:15 AM, mberger wrote:
>> I think Epsilon supporting System.gc() / Runtime.getRuntime().gc() would be very useful. And if the
>> behavior isn't wanted, well there is always -XX:+DisableExplicitGC.
> And that will do what? System.gc() requests are ignored by Epsilon, because there is nothing to do.
> -Aleksey

I believe he wanted to say that it'd be useful if it *did* something 
(i.e. collect garbage). I presume the idea is to never do GC, except 
when explicitely requested.


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