RFR(M): 8054889 - Additional Compiler Diagnostic commands

Vladimir Kozlov vladimir.kozlov at oracle.com
Fri Sep 5 17:06:28 UTC 2014

On 9/5/14 8:40 AM, David Chase wrote:
> Nils,
> on codeCache.hpp, I see a comment "// Dcmd"
> And other places I see Dcmd used in class/method names, but
> I have to know or guess that Dcmd is Diagnostic Command,
> so maybe the comment should say "// Dcmd (Diagnostic commands)”

Yes, please, decode mnemonic.

> Picky, I know, but I’ve spent too much time lost in the sources trying to figure
> out what was supposed to be going on.
> Are we supposed to have @author tags on our (test) sources?
> I thought I heard we were not, but that’s hardly definitive.

We are not. Only for external contributions.


> David
>>>> Hi,
>>>> This fix introduces three new diagnostic commands and corresponding tests. The commands are Compiler.queue for printing the contents of the compiler queue, Compiler.codelist for printing all nmethods in the codecache and Compiler.codecache for printing an informational code cache summary.
>>>> Description here:
>>>> https://bugs.openjdk.java.net/browse/JDK-8054889
>>>> Webrev:
>>>> http://cr.openjdk.java.net/~neliasso/8054889/webrev.02/
>>>> Thanks,
>>>> Nils Eliasson

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