RFC: Epsilon GC JEP

Erik Helin erik.helin at oracle.com
Wed Jul 19 09:17:41 UTC 2017

On 07/18/2017 05:41 PM, Aleksey Shipilev wrote:
>> Yes, you always have to weigh the benefits against the costs, and in this case,
>> exposing Epsilon GC to non-JVM developers seems, at least for now and to me,
>> taht the benefits do not outweigh the costs. Who knows, maybe this will change
>> and we redo the cost/benefit analysis? It is very easy to go from developer flag
>> to experimental flag, it is way, way harder to go from experimental flag to
>> developer flag.
> Okay, that sounds like a compromise to me: push Epsilon under "develop" flag,
> and then ask users or downstreams to switch it to "product" if they want. This
> is not ideal, but it works. Does that resolve your concerns?

Yep, I would prefer it to be a develop flag. Will you update the JEP to 
reflect this?


> Thanks,
> -Aleksey

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