RFR (S): 6490394: G1: Allow heap shrinking / memory unmapping after reclaiming regions during Remark
thomas.schatzl at oracle.com
Mon Oct 15 10:59:12 UTC 2018
ping for a second review..
On Tue, 2018-10-02 at 17:57 +0200, Thomas Schatzl wrote:
> Hi all,
> allow me to provide a fix for the oldest g1-specific open issue on
> the bug tracker (from 2006 :)): resize the heap (eg. uncommit)
> according to existing sizing policies at remark time.
> It does exactly what the subject of the CR says.
> The feature is enabled by default - I did not see any reason to
> it as the functionality seems to actually be what would be expected
> the concurrent cycle (as it mirrors the functionality of a full gc).
> Needs the change for JDK-8071913 currently out for review applied to
> work (i.e. not crash after uncommit).
> The current work for "JDK-8204089: Timely Reducing Unused Committed
> Memory" also depends on this change.
> hs-tier1-5, jdk-tier1-3, perf testing ongoing but not expecting a
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