OpenJDK G1 Patch

Andrew Haley aph at
Mon May 21 10:19:24 UTC 2018

On 05/21/2018 06:45 AM, Kirk Pepperdine wrote:

> Interesting idea. IMHO, this solution is too simplistic as it
> focuses on the needs of providers at the detriment of the goals of
> the consumers.Full collections in normal G1 work loads tend to be
> very pause expensive and one of the goals when tuning the garbage
> collector is to make sure you never see all Full collection. I would
> suggest that a better, but more complex system would be work with
> some how making adjustments to how regions are selected for
> evacuation.

Maybe so, but that sounds to me like an argument for something that's
the Best chasing away the Good Enough.  Something which works today
and is useful is much better than something not even in the planning

Andrew Haley
Java Platform Lead Engineer
Red Hat UK Ltd. <>
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