RFR 8220238 : Enhancing j.l.Runtime/System::gc specification with an explicit 'no guarantee' statement
mandy.chung at oracle.com
Wed May 29 23:24:00 UTC 2019
On 5/30/19 3:25 AM, Roger Riggs wrote:
> ok, thanks for the comments.
> Any other comments on:
> "* Runs the garbage collector in the Java Virtual Machine.
> * <p>
> * Calling this method suggests that the Java Virtual Machine
> * expend effort toward recycling unused objects in order to
> * make the memory they currently occupy available for reuse
> * by the Java Virtual Machine.
> * When control returns from the method call, the Java Virtual Machine
> * has made a best effort to reclaim space from all discarded objects.
> * There is no guarantee that this effort will recycle any particular
> * number of unused objects, reclaim any particular amount of space,
> * or complete at any particular time, if at all.
This version looks good. Nit: It may read better to say "reclaim space
from unused objects" as described in the following sentence.
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