JEP proposed to target JDK 11: 318: Epsilon: An Arbitrarily Low-Overhead Garbage Collector

Aleksey Shipilev shade at
Thu Jan 18 09:58:56 UTC 2018

On 01/18/2018 10:51 AM, Ben Evans wrote:
> How about -XX:+LeakMemoryOnAllAllocations - which is fully descriptive
> of what’s going on & won’t suggest to even the most unwary developer
> that this is an alternative production collector?

Not sure if trolling, but this goes against the convention that GC selection options are suffixed
with "GC". So, it should be -XX:+LeakMemoryOnAllAllocations*GC*!


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