RFR: 8221540: ZGC: Reduce width of zForwardingEntry::from_index field

Erik Österlund erik.osterlund at oracle.com
Thu Mar 28 14:59:18 UTC 2019


Hi Per,

Looks good.

Thanks,
/Erik

On 2019-03-27 12:33, Per Liden wrote:
> The zForwardingEntry::from_index field only needs 18 bits, as it only 
> needs to be able to represent the largest object index, which is:
>
> ZPageSizeSmall / MinObjectAlignment == 2M / 8 == 262144 == 1 << 18.
>
> Shrinking the from_index allows us to grow the to_offset, which in 
> turn allows us to increase the max heap size in the future. However, 
> with these changes, we can no longer assume that (uint64_t)-1 is an 
> empty entry. So we need to introduce a new flag to indicate if an 
> entry is populated or not.
>
> Bug: https://bugs.openjdk.java.net/browse/JDK-8221540
> Webrev: http://cr.openjdk.java.net/~pliden/8221540/webrev.0
>
> /Per



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