RFR (S) 8016752: Test case for 8005857/8016740 (assert in GC_locker from PSOldGen::expand with -XX:+PrintGCDetails and Verbose)

Thomas Schatzl thomas.schatzl at oracle.com
Mon Nov 23 11:22:05 UTC 2015


On Fri, 2015-11-20 at 14:16 +0300, Dmitry Fazunenko wrote:
> Hi Thomas,
> Thanks a lot for looking at the fix.  I totally agree with you: CR 
> should be well descriptive. Fixed.
> A question: This test is for Parallel only, because it's a regression 
> test for a problem in Parallel.
> It could be easily made applicable for all collectors to check that 
> PrintGCDetails + Verbose doesn't crash when OOM happens.
> What is your opinion, does it make any sense or that case is very unlikely?

  I think this is a rather unlikely failure case. There are imo a lot of
other tests more useful to spend available time on. But that's just imo.


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