Minimum stack size in java6 and java7

Dean Long dean.long at
Mon Jun 11 13:57:45 PDT 2012

Could be related to this change:


On 6/6/2012 8:58 AM, Brandon Williams wrote:
> Hello,
> I'm a member of the Apache Cassandra project, and we're having an
> issue upgrading to java7:
> Could someone explain why the Xss minimum is so high?  It seems like
> if we're willing to
> live without recursion we should be allowed to set it much smaller than
> the 128K default (java6) or 160 (java7). What motivated increasing the
> minimum to 160K for java7?
> We could accept the 32K increase to the java7 minimum, but having to
> double the stack size as we currently do seems a little unreasonable.
> Thanks in advance,
> -Brandon

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