Request for review: 8004132 SerialGC ValidateMarkSweep code broken
john.cuthbertson at oracle.com
Fri Dec 14 00:05:27 UTC 2012
This looks good to me. One comment - the functionality of
RecordMarkSweepCompaction depends upon ValidateMarkSweep you might want
to remove this flag as well.
On 12/04/12 15:47, Tao Mao wrote:
> 8004132 : SerialGC: ValidateMarkSweep broken when running GCOld
> Passed JPRT; I checked ValidateMarkSweep can't be triggered now with
> the fix.
> While verifying the functionality of the ValidateMarkSweep code with
> the Serial collector (prior to adding code to enable this feature in
> G1) Tao and myself saw various crashes and failures when running GC Old.
> Script to run GCOld:
> $JHOME/bin/java -server -Xms1g -Xmx1g \
> -XX:+UseSerialGC \
> -XX:+ValidateMarkSweep \
> -XX:+PrintGCDetails -XX:+PrintGCTimeStamps
> -XX:+ShowMessageBoxOnError \
> GCOld 9000 20 5 30 500000
> Note the ValidateMarkSweep functionality is only available in
> non-product builds.
> This seems to have been broken for a long while - we even saw the
> crash with jdk6. Thus we suggest to remove the ValidateMarkSweep code.
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