Request for CSR review: 8214349: Implementation: JEP 189: Shenandoah: A Low-Pause Garbage Collector

Per Liden per.liden at
Fri Nov 30 09:17:40 UTC 2018


On 11/29/18 3:41 PM, Roman Kennke wrote:
> I would not like to change acronyms in flags like SATB to Satb. This
> would look *very* odd to me, and inconsistent too. Every other flag that
> has SATB in it uses just SATB.
> Other such acronyms used in our flags are: GC, TLAB and CAS. I don't
> think any of them are better as Gc, Tlab or Cas. I'd very much prefer to
> keep them as they are.

I agree. There must be some kind of misunderstanding here. Like you say, 
for JVM flags (as opposed to the JDK API) the convention is to use 
uppercase acronyms. Using something different for Shenandoah would be 
very odd, to say the least.


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