Anyone using -XX:-UseDepthFirstScavengeOrder?

Tony Printezis tony.printezis at
Mon Jun 21 15:04:38 UTC 2010

Hi all,

When we did the work to introduce depth-first copying in +UseParallelGC 
back in JDK 6 we enabled it by default but left the previous copying 
order in under a flag in case folks wanted to use it (it would be 
enabled with -XX:-UseDepthFirstScavengeOrder). We would like to remove 
the old copying order to simplify our code.

We don't know anyone who uses -XX:-UseDepthFirstScavengeOrder but we 
thought we'd check: is anyone still using it?

Tony, HS GC Group
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