RFR: 8202364: Add GCConfig::hs_err_name() to avoid GC-specific code in error reporting

Erik Österlund erik.osterlund at oracle.com
Fri Apr 27 09:40:42 UTC 2018

Hi Per,

Looks good.


On 2018-04-27 11:33, Per Liden wrote:
> The gc_mode() function in vmErrror.cpp currently tests which Use*GC 
> flag is set and translates that into a name. We should instead call 
> into GCConfig to get the name. This patch adds a new function 
> (GCConfig::hs_err_name) for this purpose. This is not placed on 
> CollectedHeap, since we might need this name before a CollectedHeap 
> instance has been created, e.g. if we crash during VM startup.
> Bug: https://bugs.openjdk.java.net/browse/JDK-8202364
> Webrev: http://cr.openjdk.java.net/~pliden/8202364/webrev.0
> /Per

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