RFR (round 1), JDK-8214259: Implementation: JEP 189: Shenandoah: A Low-Pause Garbage Collector
kim.barrett at oracle.com
Tue Nov 27 00:07:02 UTC 2018
A few quick comments (not a real review).
> On Nov 26, 2018, at 4:39 PM, Roman Kennke <rkennke at redhat.com> wrote:
> Sections to review (at this point) are the following:
> *) shared-gc
> - This is mostly boilerplate that is common to any GC
> - referenceProcessor.cpp has a little change to make one assert not fail (next to CMS and G1)
Ick. But I don’t have a better suggestion that doesn’t involve adding a new API
to CollectedHeap for use by this assertion, which seems a bit excessive if there
are no other uses.
> - taskqueue.hpp has some small adjustments to enable subclassing
Why this change instead of JDK-8204947? As the description from that RFE says:
"The ShenandoahTaskTerminator from the Shenandoah project is a much better implementation of a task terminator.”
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