[9] RFR (S): 8177963: Parallel GC fails fast when per-thread task log overflows

Kim Barrett kim.barrett at oracle.com
Thu Apr 6 16:38:26 UTC 2017

> On Apr 6, 2017, at 3:56 AM, Thomas Schatzl <thomas.schatzl at oracle.com> wrote:
> Now Kim suggested to explicitly print how many messages too much were
> written at the end, but then the user would need to manually add the
> two values (GCTaskTimeStampEntries plus the number of overflowed
> message) together manually.

Not exactly.  I suggested limiting the index to the buffer size and separately
tracking overflow.  How that gets reported is a different matter; I was thinking
we would do that addition for the user when we print the message :)

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