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

Andrew Haley aph at
Fri Jul 1 14:39:24 UTC 2016

On 01/07/16 15:36, Jon Masamitsu wrote:
> Do you have a suggestion on how continued support for CMS in OpenJDK
> would work?  I've been told that if CMS is built in the binaries that Oracle
> distributes, then customers will expect Oracle to support it. Regardless
> of what the release notes say.

How are they to know that it's in there?  All you have to do is
disable the option in Oracle builds.


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