RFR (XS): 8196883: G1RemSet::refine_card_concurrently doesn't need to check for cards in collection set

Erik Helin erik.helin at oracle.com
Thu Feb 8 08:27:45 UTC 2018

On 02/07/2018 05:25 PM, Thomas Schatzl wrote:
> Hi all,
>    can I have reviews for this small change that removes obsolete code
> in concurrent refinement processing?
> from the CR: "G1RemSet::refine_card_concurrently tests whether the
> region is in the collection set, skipping refinement if so, with an
> explanation that objects in the cset are about to move. But the cset is
> a collection pause artifact, and is clear when not in a GC pause. The
> test was useful when there was a single refine_card function that was
> used both concurrently and during a GC pause, but JDK-8177707 split the
> two cases into separate functions. It is no longer useful, and should
> be removed."
> CR:
> https://bugs.openjdk.java.net/browse/JDK-8196883
> Webrev:
> http://cr.openjdk.java.net/~tschatzl/8196883/webrev/

Looks good, Reviewed!


> Testing:
> hs-tier 1-5
> Thanks,
>    Thomas

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