RFR: 8221219: ZGC: Remove ZStallOnOutOfMemory option

Erik Österlund erik.osterlund at oracle.com
Fri Mar 22 11:17:42 UTC 2019

Hi Per,

Looks good.


On 2019-03-21 09:16, Per Liden wrote:
> I should perhaps clarify that this option is enabled by default, and 
> it's disabling it that is not so useful.
> /Per
> On 3/21/19 9:12 AM, Per Liden wrote:
>> The ZStallOnOutOfMemory option was added in ZGC's early days, and was 
>> at that time useful when testing and debugging. These days it's not 
>> so useful, and I can't really see anyone wanting to use it when 
>> running a real application as is can/will cause pre-mature OOMEs to 
>> be thrown. I suggest we remove it.
>> Bug: https://bugs.openjdk.java.net/browse/JDK-8221219
>> Webrev: http://cr.openjdk.java.net/~pliden/8221219/webrev.0
>> (Change builds on JDK-8221212, which is out for review)
>> /Per

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