RFR(xs): 8199656: Make slow metaspace verifications switchable in debug builds
david.holmes at oracle.com
Thu Mar 15 09:31:55 UTC 2018
This seems fine to me.
As it is a develop flag no CSR request is needed. (Under rules we
recently clarified with CSR group, but which have yet to be documented
somewhere on the wiki.)
On 15/03/2018 5:09 PM, Thomas Stüfe wrote:
> Hi all,
> may I please have reviews for this small rfe:
> Bug: https://bugs.openjdk.java.net/browse/JDK-8199656
> We have a number of useful metaspace verifications which are all switched
> off via a const bool in code. This change makes these verifications
> Note: the switch is develop because all the verifications are ASSERT only,
> so it makes no sense to make it the switch diagnostic. If we want the tests
> in product builds too, we need to revise the test code.
> For the effect this has,
> try ./hotspot/variant-server/libjvm/gtest/gtestLauncher.exe
> -XX:-VerifyMetaspace -jdk:./images/jdk/
> --gtest_filter=MetaspaceAllocationTest*. With verifications, runtime almost
> triples in fastdebug.
> Thanks and Kind Regards, Thomas
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