RFR (M) 8198720: Obsolete PrintSafepointStatistics, PrintSafepointStatisticsTimeout and PrintSafepointStatisticsCount options

Aleksey Shipilev shade at redhat.com
Mon Jul 9 17:58:47 UTC 2018

On 07/09/2018 07:48 PM, coleen.phillimore at oracle.com wrote:
> Summary: Convert PrintSafepointStatistics to UL
> open webrev at http://cr.openjdk.java.net/~coleenp/8198720.01/webrev
> bug link https://bugs.openjdk.java.net/browse/JDK-8198720

The synopsis is misleading: it is not only obsoleting PrintSafepoint* options, it also reformats the

We did JDK-8180482 not that long ago, and the reason was that both people and machine tools are
accustomed to the particular non-noisy format for that table. I am not at all convinced that
proposed format [2] is better than current version [3]. Can we keep (at least some resemblance of)
the old format, please?


[1] https://bugs.openjdk.java.net/browse/JDK-8180482
[2] https://bugs.openjdk.java.net/secure/attachment/75330/out.safepoint-logging
[3] http://cr.openjdk.java.net/~shade/8180482/after.txt

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