JEP 291: Deprecate the Concurrent Mark Sweep (CMS) Garbage Collector

Andrew Haley aph at
Fri Jul 1 08:50:41 UTC 2016

On 30/06/16 22:35, mark.reinhold at wrote:
> New JEP Candidate:

I think that there is likely to be a fair amount of push-back against
this one.  I understand that the GC team has to be responsible for
this decision, given that they have to support it.  But there has to
be at least a possibility that OpenJDK support for CMS might not be
ended, and Oracle is not necessarily the only company involved in


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