RFR(xs): 8161552: Test issue: VM init failed: GC triggered before VM initialization completed. Try increasing NewSize, current value 768K.

Dmitry Fazunenko dmitry.fazunenko at oracle.com
Thu Jul 21 10:34:42 UTC 2016


On 21.07.2016 12:30, Thomas Schatzl wrote:
> Hi,
> On Wed, 2016-07-20 at 20:01 +0300, Dmitry Fazunenko wrote:
>> Hello,
>> I'm looking for a couple of reviewers for a simple fix of two tests.
>> The tests check some basic assertions when VM is started with max
>> heap
>> size set to some small values.
>> The tests work almost everywhere, but there are cases when  with
>> -Xmx2M
>> GC triggered before VM initialization completed.
>> 2M is valid but extremely small max heap size. Cases of usages such
>> small heap are rather theoretical than practical.
>> To fix the problem I made the tests weaker, the cases setting max
>> heap
>> to 2M are removed.
>> http://cr.openjdk.java.net/~dfazunen/8161552/webrev.00/
>> https://bugs.openjdk.java.net/browse/JDK-8161552
>> Testing: locally + RBT
>    looks good, but I think this decision should be more prominently
> stated in the test.
> Particularly the comments in lines 45-47 need to be updated, and lines
> 49 to 53 also refer to now apparently outdated behavior.

Thanks for catching this, I missed that comments.

Updated version:


> Thanks,
>    Thomas

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