Request for review (S): 8005972: ParNew should not update the tenuring threshold when promotion failed has occurred

John Cuthbertson john.cuthbertson at
Thu Jan 10 18:10:01 UTC 2013

Hi Bengt,

This looks good to me.

We may want a CR to make G1 follow a similar model. Currently G1 updates 
its tenuring threshold in 
G1CollectorPolicy:record_collection_pause_start() (via 


On 1/10/2013 1:30 AM, Bengt Rutisson wrote:
> Hi everyone,
> Could I have a couple of reviews for this small change to make DefNew 
> and ParNew be more consistent in the way they treat the tenuring 
> threshold:
> Thanks,
> Bengt

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