changeset 5267:b82260e84582

Merge
author tschatzl
date Wed, 11 Sep 2013 18:47:54 +0200
parents 6608fa23708f 40136aa2cdb1
children d6c266999345
files
diffstat 22 files changed, 363 insertions(+), 42 deletions(-) [+]
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--- a/src/os/bsd/vm/os_bsd.cpp	Wed Sep 11 06:15:31 2013 -0700
+++ b/src/os/bsd/vm/os_bsd.cpp	Wed Sep 11 18:47:54 2013 +0200
@@ -3589,8 +3589,6 @@
 #endif
   }
 
-  os::large_page_init();
-
   // initialize suspend/resume support - must do this before signal_sets_init()
   if (SR_initialize() != 0) {
     perror("SR_initialize failed");
--- a/src/os/linux/vm/os_linux.cpp	Wed Sep 11 06:15:31 2013 -0700
+++ b/src/os/linux/vm/os_linux.cpp	Wed Sep 11 18:47:54 2013 +0200
@@ -4755,8 +4755,6 @@
 #endif
   }
 
-  os::large_page_init();
-
   // initialize suspend/resume support - must do this before signal_sets_init()
   if (SR_initialize() != 0) {
     perror("SR_initialize failed");
--- a/src/os/solaris/vm/os_solaris.cpp	Wed Sep 11 06:15:31 2013 -0700
+++ b/src/os/solaris/vm/os_solaris.cpp	Wed Sep 11 18:47:54 2013 +0200
@@ -5178,9 +5178,7 @@
     if(Verbose && PrintMiscellaneous)
       tty->print("[Memory Serialize  Page address: " INTPTR_FORMAT "]\n", (intptr_t)mem_serialize_page);
 #endif
-}
-
-  os::large_page_init();
+  }
 
   // Check minimum allowable stack size for thread creation and to initialize
   // the java system classes, including StackOverflowError - depends on page
--- a/src/os/windows/vm/os_windows.cpp	Wed Sep 11 06:15:31 2013 -0700
+++ b/src/os/windows/vm/os_windows.cpp	Wed Sep 11 18:47:54 2013 +0200
@@ -3920,8 +3920,6 @@
 #endif
   }
 
-  os::large_page_init();
-
   // Setup Windows Exceptions
 
   // for debugging float code generation bugs
--- a/src/share/vm/gc_implementation/g1/g1CollectedHeap.cpp	Wed Sep 11 06:15:31 2013 -0700
+++ b/src/share/vm/gc_implementation/g1/g1CollectedHeap.cpp	Wed Sep 11 18:47:54 2013 +0200
@@ -2191,6 +2191,10 @@
   return JNI_OK;
 }
 
+size_t G1CollectedHeap::conservative_max_heap_alignment() {
+  return HeapRegion::max_region_size();
+}
+
 void G1CollectedHeap::ref_processing_init() {
   // Reference processing in G1 currently works as follows:
   //
--- a/src/share/vm/gc_implementation/g1/g1CollectedHeap.hpp	Wed Sep 11 06:15:31 2013 -0700
+++ b/src/share/vm/gc_implementation/g1/g1CollectedHeap.hpp	Wed Sep 11 18:47:54 2013 +0200
@@ -1092,6 +1092,9 @@
   // specified by the policy object.
   jint initialize();
 
+  // Return the (conservative) maximum heap alignment for any G1 heap
+  static size_t conservative_max_heap_alignment();
+
   // Initialize weak reference processing.
   virtual void ref_processing_init();
 
--- a/src/share/vm/gc_implementation/g1/heapRegion.cpp	Wed Sep 11 06:15:31 2013 -0700
+++ b/src/share/vm/gc_implementation/g1/heapRegion.cpp	Wed Sep 11 18:47:54 2013 +0200
@@ -1,5 +1,5 @@
 /*
- * Copyright (c) 2001, 2012, Oracle and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved.
+ * Copyright (c) 2001, 2013, Oracle and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved.
  * DO NOT ALTER OR REMOVE COPYRIGHT NOTICES OR THIS FILE HEADER.
  *
  * This code is free software; you can redistribute it and/or modify it
@@ -149,6 +149,10 @@
 // many regions in the heap (based on the min heap size).
 #define TARGET_REGION_NUMBER          2048
 
+size_t HeapRegion::max_region_size() {
+  return (size_t)MAX_REGION_SIZE;
+}
+
 void HeapRegion::setup_heap_region_size(size_t initial_heap_size, size_t max_heap_size) {
   uintx region_size = G1HeapRegionSize;
   if (FLAG_IS_DEFAULT(G1HeapRegionSize)) {
--- a/src/share/vm/gc_implementation/g1/heapRegion.hpp	Wed Sep 11 06:15:31 2013 -0700
+++ b/src/share/vm/gc_implementation/g1/heapRegion.hpp	Wed Sep 11 18:47:54 2013 +0200
@@ -1,5 +1,5 @@
 /*
- * Copyright (c) 2001, 2012, Oracle and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved.
+ * Copyright (c) 2001, 2013, Oracle and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved.
  * DO NOT ALTER OR REMOVE COPYRIGHT NOTICES OR THIS FILE HEADER.
  *
  * This code is free software; you can redistribute it and/or modify it
@@ -355,6 +355,8 @@
                                       ~((1 << (size_t) LogOfHRGrainBytes) - 1);
   }
 
+  static size_t max_region_size();
+
   // It sets up the heap region size (GrainBytes / GrainWords), as
   // well as other related fields that are based on the heap region
   // size (LogOfHRGrainBytes / LogOfHRGrainWords /
--- a/src/share/vm/gc_implementation/parallelScavenge/parallelScavengeHeap.hpp	Wed Sep 11 06:15:31 2013 -0700
+++ b/src/share/vm/gc_implementation/parallelScavenge/parallelScavengeHeap.hpp	Wed Sep 11 18:47:54 2013 +0200
@@ -86,6 +86,11 @@
     set_alignment(_old_gen_alignment, intra_heap_alignment());
   }
 
+  // Return the (conservative) maximum heap alignment
+  static size_t conservative_max_heap_alignment() {
+    return intra_heap_alignment();
+  }
+
   // For use by VM operations
   enum CollectionType {
     Scavenge,
@@ -122,7 +127,7 @@
 
   // The alignment used for eden and survivors within the young gen
   // and for boundary between young gen and old gen.
-  size_t intra_heap_alignment() const { return 64 * K * HeapWordSize; }
+  static size_t intra_heap_alignment() { return 64 * K * HeapWordSize; }
 
   size_t capacity() const;
   size_t used() const;
--- a/src/share/vm/memory/collectorPolicy.cpp	Wed Sep 11 06:15:31 2013 -0700
+++ b/src/share/vm/memory/collectorPolicy.cpp	Wed Sep 11 18:47:54 2013 +0200
@@ -145,6 +145,30 @@
   _all_soft_refs_clear = true;
 }
 
+size_t CollectorPolicy::compute_max_alignment() {
+  // The card marking array and the offset arrays for old generations are
+  // committed in os pages as well. Make sure they are entirely full (to
+  // avoid partial page problems), e.g. if 512 bytes heap corresponds to 1
+  // byte entry and the os page size is 4096, the maximum heap size should
+  // be 512*4096 = 2MB aligned.
+
+  // There is only the GenRemSet in Hotspot and only the GenRemSet::CardTable
+  // is supported.
+  // Requirements of any new remembered set implementations must be added here.
+  size_t alignment = GenRemSet::max_alignment_constraint(GenRemSet::CardTable);
+
+  // Parallel GC does its own alignment of the generations to avoid requiring a
+  // large page (256M on some platforms) for the permanent generation.  The
+  // other collectors should also be updated to do their own alignment and then
+  // this use of lcm() should be removed.
+  if (UseLargePages && !UseParallelGC) {
+      // in presence of large pages we have to make sure that our
+      // alignment is large page aware
+      alignment = lcm(os::large_page_size(), alignment);
+  }
+
+  return alignment;
+}
 
 // GenCollectorPolicy methods.
 
@@ -175,29 +199,6 @@
                                         GCTimeRatio);
 }
 
-size_t GenCollectorPolicy::compute_max_alignment() {
-  // The card marking array and the offset arrays for old generations are
-  // committed in os pages as well. Make sure they are entirely full (to
-  // avoid partial page problems), e.g. if 512 bytes heap corresponds to 1
-  // byte entry and the os page size is 4096, the maximum heap size should
-  // be 512*4096 = 2MB aligned.
-  size_t alignment = GenRemSet::max_alignment_constraint(rem_set_name());
-
-  // Parallel GC does its own alignment of the generations to avoid requiring a
-  // large page (256M on some platforms) for the permanent generation.  The
-  // other collectors should also be updated to do their own alignment and then
-  // this use of lcm() should be removed.
-  if (UseLargePages && !UseParallelGC) {
-      // in presence of large pages we have to make sure that our
-      // alignment is large page aware
-      alignment = lcm(os::large_page_size(), alignment);
-  }
-
-  assert(alignment >= min_alignment(), "Must be");
-
-  return alignment;
-}
-
 void GenCollectorPolicy::initialize_flags() {
   // All sizes must be multiples of the generation granularity.
   set_min_alignment((uintx) Generation::GenGrain);
--- a/src/share/vm/memory/collectorPolicy.hpp	Wed Sep 11 06:15:31 2013 -0700
+++ b/src/share/vm/memory/collectorPolicy.hpp	Wed Sep 11 18:47:54 2013 +0200
@@ -98,6 +98,9 @@
   {}
 
  public:
+  // Return maximum heap alignment that may be imposed by the policy
+  static size_t compute_max_alignment();
+
   void set_min_alignment(size_t align)         { _min_alignment = align; }
   size_t min_alignment()                       { return _min_alignment; }
   void set_max_alignment(size_t align)         { _max_alignment = align; }
@@ -234,9 +237,6 @@
   // Try to allocate space by expanding the heap.
   virtual HeapWord* expand_heap_and_allocate(size_t size, bool is_tlab);
 
-  // compute max heap alignment
-  size_t compute_max_alignment();
-
  // Scale the base_size by NewRation according to
  //     result = base_size / (NewRatio + 1)
  // and align by min_alignment()
--- a/src/share/vm/memory/genCollectedHeap.hpp	Wed Sep 11 06:15:31 2013 -0700
+++ b/src/share/vm/memory/genCollectedHeap.hpp	Wed Sep 11 18:47:54 2013 +0200
@@ -1,5 +1,5 @@
 /*
- * Copyright (c) 2000, 2012, Oracle and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved.
+ * Copyright (c) 2000, 2013, Oracle and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved.
  * DO NOT ALTER OR REMOVE COPYRIGHT NOTICES OR THIS FILE HEADER.
  *
  * This code is free software; you can redistribute it and/or modify it
@@ -148,6 +148,11 @@
     return gen_policy()->size_policy();
   }
 
+  // Return the (conservative) maximum heap alignment
+  static size_t conservative_max_heap_alignment() {
+    return Generation::GenGrain;
+  }
+
   size_t capacity() const;
   size_t used() const;
 
--- a/src/share/vm/memory/universe.cpp	Wed Sep 11 06:15:31 2013 -0700
+++ b/src/share/vm/memory/universe.cpp	Wed Sep 11 18:47:54 2013 +0200
@@ -872,6 +872,9 @@
 
 // Reserve the Java heap, which is now the same for all GCs.
 ReservedSpace Universe::reserve_heap(size_t heap_size, size_t alignment) {
+  assert(alignment <= Arguments::conservative_max_heap_alignment(),
+      err_msg("actual alignment "SIZE_FORMAT" must be within maximum heap alignment "SIZE_FORMAT,
+          alignment, Arguments::conservative_max_heap_alignment()));
   size_t total_reserved = align_size_up(heap_size, alignment);
   assert(!UseCompressedOops || (total_reserved <= (OopEncodingHeapMax - os::vm_page_size())),
       "heap size is too big for compressed oops");
--- a/src/share/vm/prims/whitebox.cpp	Wed Sep 11 06:15:31 2013 -0700
+++ b/src/share/vm/prims/whitebox.cpp	Wed Sep 11 18:47:54 2013 +0200
@@ -33,6 +33,7 @@
 #include "prims/whitebox.hpp"
 #include "prims/wbtestmethods/parserTests.hpp"
 
+#include "runtime/arguments.hpp"
 #include "runtime/interfaceSupport.hpp"
 #include "runtime/os.hpp"
 #include "utilities/debug.hpp"
@@ -94,6 +95,11 @@
   return closure.found();
 WB_END
 
+WB_ENTRY(jlong, WB_GetCompressedOopsMaxHeapSize(JNIEnv* env, jobject o)) {
+  return (jlong)Arguments::max_heap_for_compressed_oops();
+}
+WB_END
+
 WB_ENTRY(void, WB_PrintHeapSizes(JNIEnv* env, jobject o)) {
   CollectorPolicy * p = Universe::heap()->collector_policy();
   gclog_or_tty->print_cr("Minimum heap "SIZE_FORMAT" Initial heap "
@@ -436,6 +442,8 @@
       CC"(Ljava/lang/String;[Lsun/hotspot/parser/DiagnosticCommand;)[Ljava/lang/Object;",
       (void*) &WB_ParseCommandLine
   },
+  {CC"getCompressedOopsMaxHeapSize", CC"()J",
+      (void*)&WB_GetCompressedOopsMaxHeapSize},
   {CC"printHeapSizes",     CC"()V",                   (void*)&WB_PrintHeapSizes    },
 #if INCLUDE_ALL_GCS
   {CC"g1InConcurrentMark", CC"()Z",                   (void*)&WB_G1InConcurrentMark},
--- a/src/share/vm/runtime/arguments.cpp	Wed Sep 11 06:15:31 2013 -0700
+++ b/src/share/vm/runtime/arguments.cpp	Wed Sep 11 18:47:54 2013 +0200
@@ -28,6 +28,7 @@
 #include "compiler/compilerOracle.hpp"
 #include "memory/allocation.inline.hpp"
 #include "memory/cardTableRS.hpp"
+#include "memory/genCollectedHeap.hpp"
 #include "memory/referenceProcessor.hpp"
 #include "memory/universe.inline.hpp"
 #include "oops/oop.inline.hpp"
@@ -54,6 +55,8 @@
 #endif
 #if INCLUDE_ALL_GCS
 #include "gc_implementation/concurrentMarkSweep/compactibleFreeListSpace.hpp"
+#include "gc_implementation/g1/g1CollectedHeap.inline.hpp"
+#include "gc_implementation/parallelScavenge/parallelScavengeHeap.hpp"
 #endif // INCLUDE_ALL_GCS
 
 // Note: This is a special bug reporting site for the JVM
@@ -90,6 +93,7 @@
 SystemProperty* Arguments::_system_properties   = NULL;
 const char*  Arguments::_gc_log_filename        = NULL;
 bool   Arguments::_has_profile                  = false;
+size_t Arguments::_conservative_max_heap_alignment = 0;
 uintx  Arguments::_min_heap_size                = 0;
 Arguments::Mode Arguments::_mode                = _mixed;
 bool   Arguments::_java_compiler                = false;
@@ -1391,10 +1395,17 @@
   return true;
 }
 
-inline uintx max_heap_for_compressed_oops() {
+uintx Arguments::max_heap_for_compressed_oops() {
   // Avoid sign flip.
   assert(OopEncodingHeapMax > (uint64_t)os::vm_page_size(), "Unusual page size");
-  LP64_ONLY(return OopEncodingHeapMax - os::vm_page_size());
+  // We need to fit both the NULL page and the heap into the memory budget, while
+  // keeping alignment constraints of the heap. To guarantee the latter, as the
+  // NULL page is located before the heap, we pad the NULL page to the conservative
+  // maximum alignment that the GC may ever impose upon the heap.
+  size_t displacement_due_to_null_page = align_size_up_(os::vm_page_size(),
+    Arguments::conservative_max_heap_alignment());
+
+  LP64_ONLY(return OopEncodingHeapMax - displacement_due_to_null_page);
   NOT_LP64(ShouldNotReachHere(); return 0);
 }
 
@@ -1475,6 +1486,23 @@
 #endif // !ZERO
 }
 
+void Arguments::set_conservative_max_heap_alignment() {
+  // The conservative maximum required alignment for the heap is the maximum of
+  // the alignments imposed by several sources: any requirements from the heap
+  // itself, the collector policy and the maximum page size we may run the VM
+  // with.
+  size_t heap_alignment = GenCollectedHeap::conservative_max_heap_alignment();
+#if INCLUDE_ALL_GCS
+  if (UseParallelGC) {
+    heap_alignment = ParallelScavengeHeap::conservative_max_heap_alignment();
+  } else if (UseG1GC) {
+    heap_alignment = G1CollectedHeap::conservative_max_heap_alignment();
+  }
+#endif // INCLUDE_ALL_GCS
+  _conservative_max_heap_alignment = MAX3(heap_alignment, os::max_page_size(),
+    CollectorPolicy::compute_max_alignment());
+}
+
 void Arguments::set_ergonomics_flags() {
 
   if (os::is_server_class_machine()) {
@@ -1503,6 +1531,8 @@
     }
   }
 
+  set_conservative_max_heap_alignment();
+
 #ifndef ZERO
 #ifdef _LP64
   set_use_compressed_oops();
@@ -3506,6 +3536,11 @@
   no_shared_spaces();
 #endif // INCLUDE_CDS
 
+  return JNI_OK;
+}
+
+jint Arguments::apply_ergo() {
+
   // Set flags based on ergonomics.
   set_ergonomics_flags();
 
--- a/src/share/vm/runtime/arguments.hpp	Wed Sep 11 06:15:31 2013 -0700
+++ b/src/share/vm/runtime/arguments.hpp	Wed Sep 11 18:47:54 2013 +0200
@@ -280,6 +280,9 @@
   // Option flags
   static bool   _has_profile;
   static const char*  _gc_log_filename;
+  // Value of the conservative maximum heap alignment needed
+  static size_t  _conservative_max_heap_alignment;
+
   static uintx  _min_heap_size;
 
   // -Xrun arguments
@@ -327,6 +330,7 @@
   // Garbage-First (UseG1GC)
   static void set_g1_gc_flags();
   // GC ergonomics
+  static void set_conservative_max_heap_alignment();
   static void set_use_compressed_oops();
   static void set_use_compressed_klass_ptrs();
   static void set_ergonomics_flags();
@@ -430,8 +434,10 @@
   static char*  SharedArchivePath;
 
  public:
-  // Parses the arguments
+  // Parses the arguments, first phase
   static jint parse(const JavaVMInitArgs* args);
+  // Apply ergonomics
+  static jint apply_ergo();
   // Adjusts the arguments after the OS have adjusted the arguments
   static jint adjust_after_os();
   // Check for consistency in the selection of the garbage collector.
@@ -445,6 +451,10 @@
   // Used by os_solaris
   static bool process_settings_file(const char* file_name, bool should_exist, jboolean ignore_unrecognized);
 
+  static size_t conservative_max_heap_alignment() { return _conservative_max_heap_alignment; }
+  // Return the maximum size a heap with compressed oops can take
+  static size_t max_heap_for_compressed_oops();
+
   // return a char* array containing all options
   static char** jvm_flags_array()          { return _jvm_flags_array; }
   static char** jvm_args_array()           { return _jvm_args_array; }
--- a/src/share/vm/runtime/os.cpp	Wed Sep 11 06:15:31 2013 -0700
+++ b/src/share/vm/runtime/os.cpp	Wed Sep 11 18:47:54 2013 +0200
@@ -314,6 +314,11 @@
   }
 }
 
+void os::init_before_ergo() {
+  // We need to initialize large page support here because ergonomics takes some
+  // decisions depending on large page support and the calculated large page size.
+  large_page_init();
+}
 
 void os::signal_init() {
   if (!ReduceSignalUsage) {
--- a/src/share/vm/runtime/os.hpp	Wed Sep 11 06:15:31 2013 -0700
+++ b/src/share/vm/runtime/os.hpp	Wed Sep 11 18:47:54 2013 +0200
@@ -139,7 +139,10 @@
 
  public:
   static void init(void);                      // Called before command line parsing
+  static void init_before_ergo(void);          // Called after command line parsing
+                                               // before VM ergonomics processing.
   static jint init_2(void);                    // Called after command line parsing
+                                               // and VM ergonomics processing
   static void init_globals(void) {             // Called from init_globals() in init.cpp
     init_globals_ext();
   }
@@ -254,6 +257,11 @@
   static size_t page_size_for_region(size_t region_min_size,
                                      size_t region_max_size,
                                      uint min_pages);
+  // Return the largest page size that can be used
+  static size_t max_page_size() {
+    // The _page_sizes array is sorted in descending order.
+    return _page_sizes[0];
+  }
 
   // Methods for tracing page sizes returned by the above method; enabled by
   // TracePageSizes.  The region_{min,max}_size parameters should be the values
--- a/src/share/vm/runtime/thread.cpp	Wed Sep 11 06:15:31 2013 -0700
+++ b/src/share/vm/runtime/thread.cpp	Wed Sep 11 18:47:54 2013 +0200
@@ -3329,6 +3329,11 @@
   jint parse_result = Arguments::parse(args);
   if (parse_result != JNI_OK) return parse_result;
 
+  os::init_before_ergo();
+
+  jint ergo_result = Arguments::apply_ergo();
+  if (ergo_result != JNI_OK) return ergo_result;
+
   if (PauseAtStartup) {
     os::pause();
   }
--- /dev/null	Thu Jan 01 00:00:00 1970 +0000
+++ b/test/gc/arguments/TestUseCompressedOopsErgo.java	Wed Sep 11 18:47:54 2013 +0200
@@ -0,0 +1,50 @@
+/*
+* Copyright (c) 2013, Oracle and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved.
+* DO NOT ALTER OR REMOVE COPYRIGHT NOTICES OR THIS FILE HEADER.
+*
+* This code is free software; you can redistribute it and/or modify it
+* under the terms of the GNU General Public License version 2 only, as
+* published by the Free Software Foundation.
+*
+* This code is distributed in the hope that it will be useful, but WITHOUT
+* ANY WARRANTY; without even the implied warranty of MERCHANTABILITY or
+* FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE.  See the GNU General Public License
+* version 2 for more details (a copy is included in the LICENSE file that
+* accompanied this code).
+*
+* You should have received a copy of the GNU General Public License version
+* 2 along with this work; if not, write to the Free Software Foundation,
+* Inc., 51 Franklin St, Fifth Floor, Boston, MA 02110-1301 USA.
+*
+* Please contact Oracle, 500 Oracle Parkway, Redwood Shores, CA 94065 USA
+* or visit www.oracle.com if you need additional information or have any
+* questions.
+*/
+
+/*
+ * @test TestUseCompressedOopsErgo
+ * @key gc
+ * @bug 8010722
+ * @summary Tests ergonomics for UseCompressedOops.
+ * @library /testlibrary /testlibrary/whitebox
+ * @build TestUseCompressedOopsErgo TestUseCompressedOopsErgoTools
+ * @run main ClassFileInstaller sun.hotspot.WhiteBox
+ * @run main/othervm TestUseCompressedOopsErgo -XX:+UseG1GC
+ * @run main/othervm TestUseCompressedOopsErgo -XX:+UseParallelGC
+ * @run main/othervm TestUseCompressedOopsErgo -XX:+UseParallelGC -XX:-UseParallelOldGC
+ * @run main/othervm TestUseCompressedOopsErgo -XX:+UseConcMarkSweepGC
+ * @run main/othervm TestUseCompressedOopsErgo -XX:+UseSerialGC
+ */
+
+public class TestUseCompressedOopsErgo {
+
+  public static void main(String args[]) throws Exception {
+    if (!TestUseCompressedOopsErgoTools.is64bitVM()) {
+      // this test is relevant for 64 bit VMs only
+      return;
+    }
+    final String[] gcFlags = args;
+    TestUseCompressedOopsErgoTools.checkCompressedOopsErgo(gcFlags);
+  }
+}
+
--- /dev/null	Thu Jan 01 00:00:00 1970 +0000
+++ b/test/gc/arguments/TestUseCompressedOopsErgoTools.java	Wed Sep 11 18:47:54 2013 +0200
@@ -0,0 +1,179 @@
+/*
+* Copyright (c) 2013, Oracle and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved.
+* DO NOT ALTER OR REMOVE COPYRIGHT NOTICES OR THIS FILE HEADER.
+*
+* This code is free software; you can redistribute it and/or modify it
+* under the terms of the GNU General Public License version 2 only, as
+* published by the Free Software Foundation.
+*
+* This code is distributed in the hope that it will be useful, but WITHOUT
+* ANY WARRANTY; without even the implied warranty of MERCHANTABILITY or
+* FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE.  See the GNU General Public License
+* version 2 for more details (a copy is included in the LICENSE file that
+* accompanied this code).
+*
+* You should have received a copy of the GNU General Public License version
+* 2 along with this work; if not, write to the Free Software Foundation,
+* Inc., 51 Franklin St, Fifth Floor, Boston, MA 02110-1301 USA.
+*
+* Please contact Oracle, 500 Oracle Parkway, Redwood Shores, CA 94065 USA
+* or visit www.oracle.com if you need additional information or have any
+* questions.
+*/
+
+import sun.management.ManagementFactoryHelper;
+import com.sun.management.HotSpotDiagnosticMXBean;
+import com.sun.management.VMOption;
+
+import java.util.regex.Matcher;
+import java.util.regex.Pattern;
+import java.util.ArrayList;
+import java.util.Arrays;
+
+import com.oracle.java.testlibrary.*;
+import sun.hotspot.WhiteBox;
+
+class DetermineMaxHeapForCompressedOops {
+  public static void main(String[] args) throws Exception {
+    WhiteBox wb = WhiteBox.getWhiteBox();
+    System.out.print(wb.getCompressedOopsMaxHeapSize());
+  }
+}
+
+class TestUseCompressedOopsErgoTools {
+
+  private static long getClassMetaspaceSize() {
+    HotSpotDiagnosticMXBean diagnostic = ManagementFactoryHelper.getDiagnosticMXBean();
+
+    VMOption option = diagnostic.getVMOption("ClassMetaspaceSize");
+    return Long.parseLong(option.getValue());
+  }
+
+
+  public static long getMaxHeapForCompressedOops(String[] vmargs) throws Exception {
+    OutputAnalyzer output = runWhiteBoxTest(vmargs, DetermineMaxHeapForCompressedOops.class.getName(), new String[] {}, false);
+    return Long.parseLong(output.getStdout());
+  }
+
+  public static boolean is64bitVM() {
+    String val = System.getProperty("sun.arch.data.model");
+    if (val == null) {
+      throw new RuntimeException("Could not read sun.arch.data.model");
+    }
+    if (val.equals("64")) {
+      return true;
+    } else if (val.equals("32")) {
+      return false;
+    }
+    throw new RuntimeException("Unexpected value " + val + " of sun.arch.data.model");
+  }
+
+  /**
+   * Executes a new VM process with the given class and parameters.
+   * @param vmargs Arguments to the VM to run
+   * @param classname Name of the class to run
+   * @param arguments Arguments to the class
+   * @param useTestDotJavaDotOpts Use test.java.opts as part of the VM argument string
+   * @return The OutputAnalyzer with the results for the invocation.
+   */
+  public static OutputAnalyzer runWhiteBoxTest(String[] vmargs, String classname, String[] arguments, boolean useTestDotJavaDotOpts) throws Exception {
+    ArrayList<String> finalargs = new ArrayList<String>();
+
+    String[] whiteboxOpts = new String[] {
+      "-Xbootclasspath/a:.",
+      "-XX:+UnlockDiagnosticVMOptions", "-XX:+WhiteBoxAPI",
+      "-cp", System.getProperty("java.class.path"),
+    };
+
+    if (useTestDotJavaDotOpts) {
+      // System.getProperty("test.java.opts") is '' if no options is set,
+      // we need to skip such a result
+      String[] externalVMOpts = new String[0];
+      if (System.getProperty("test.java.opts") != null && System.getProperty("test.java.opts").length() != 0) {
+        externalVMOpts = System.getProperty("test.java.opts").split(" ");
+      }
+      finalargs.addAll(Arrays.asList(externalVMOpts));
+    }
+
+    finalargs.addAll(Arrays.asList(vmargs));
+    finalargs.addAll(Arrays.asList(whiteboxOpts));
+    finalargs.add(classname);
+    finalargs.addAll(Arrays.asList(arguments));
+
+    ProcessBuilder pb = ProcessTools.createJavaProcessBuilder(finalargs.toArray(new String[0]));
+    OutputAnalyzer output = new OutputAnalyzer(pb.start());
+    output.shouldHaveExitValue(0);
+    return output;
+  }
+
+  private static String[] join(String[] part1, String part2) {
+    ArrayList<String> result = new ArrayList<String>();
+    result.addAll(Arrays.asList(part1));
+    result.add(part2);
+    return result.toArray(new String[0]);
+  }
+
+  public static void checkCompressedOopsErgo(String[] gcflags) throws Exception {
+    long maxHeapForCompressedOops = getMaxHeapForCompressedOops(gcflags);
+
+    checkUseCompressedOops(gcflags, maxHeapForCompressedOops, true);
+    checkUseCompressedOops(gcflags, maxHeapForCompressedOops - 1, true);
+    checkUseCompressedOops(gcflags, maxHeapForCompressedOops + 1, false);
+
+    // the use of HeapBaseMinAddress should not change the outcome
+    checkUseCompressedOops(join(gcflags, "-XX:HeapBaseMinAddress=32G"), maxHeapForCompressedOops, true);
+    checkUseCompressedOops(join(gcflags, "-XX:HeapBaseMinAddress=32G"), maxHeapForCompressedOops - 1, true);
+    checkUseCompressedOops(join(gcflags, "-XX:HeapBaseMinAddress=32G"), maxHeapForCompressedOops + 1, false);
+
+    // use a different object alignment
+    maxHeapForCompressedOops = getMaxHeapForCompressedOops(join(gcflags, "-XX:ObjectAlignmentInBytes=16"));
+
+    checkUseCompressedOops(join(gcflags, "-XX:ObjectAlignmentInBytes=16"), maxHeapForCompressedOops, true);
+    checkUseCompressedOops(join(gcflags, "-XX:ObjectAlignmentInBytes=16"), maxHeapForCompressedOops - 1, true);
+    checkUseCompressedOops(join(gcflags, "-XX:ObjectAlignmentInBytes=16"), maxHeapForCompressedOops + 1, false);
+
+    // use a different ClassMetaspaceSize
+    String classMetaspaceSizeArg = "-XX:ClassMetaspaceSize=" + 2 * getClassMetaspaceSize();
+    maxHeapForCompressedOops = getMaxHeapForCompressedOops(join(gcflags, classMetaspaceSizeArg));
+
+    checkUseCompressedOops(join(gcflags, classMetaspaceSizeArg), maxHeapForCompressedOops, true);
+    checkUseCompressedOops(join(gcflags, classMetaspaceSizeArg), maxHeapForCompressedOops - 1, true);
+    checkUseCompressedOops(join(gcflags, classMetaspaceSizeArg), maxHeapForCompressedOops + 1, false);
+  }
+
+  private static void checkUseCompressedOops(String[] args, long heapsize, boolean expectUseCompressedOops) throws Exception {
+     ArrayList<String> finalargs = new ArrayList<String>();
+     finalargs.addAll(Arrays.asList(args));
+     finalargs.add("-Xmx" + heapsize);
+     finalargs.add("-XX:+PrintFlagsFinal");
+     finalargs.add("-version");
+
+     String output = expectValid(finalargs.toArray(new String[0]));
+
+     boolean actualUseCompressedOops = getFlagBoolValue(" UseCompressedOops", output);
+
+     if (expectUseCompressedOops != actualUseCompressedOops) {
+       throw new RuntimeException("Expected use of compressed oops: " + expectUseCompressedOops + " but was: " + actualUseCompressedOops);
+     }
+  }
+
+  private static boolean getFlagBoolValue(String flag, String where) {
+    Matcher m = Pattern.compile(flag + "\\s+:?= (true|false)").matcher(where);
+    if (!m.find()) {
+      throw new RuntimeException("Could not find value for flag " + flag + " in output string");
+    }
+    String match = m.group(1).equals("true");
+  }
+
+  private static String expect(String[] flags, boolean hasWarning, boolean hasError, int errorcode) throws Exception {
+    ProcessBuilder pb = ProcessTools.createJavaProcessBuilder(flags);
+    OutputAnalyzer output = new OutputAnalyzer(pb.start());
+    output.shouldHaveExitValue(errorcode);
+    return output.getStdout();
+  }
+
+  private static String expectValid(String[] flags) throws Exception {
+    return expect(flags, false, false, 0);
+  }
+}
+
--- a/test/testlibrary/whitebox/sun/hotspot/WhiteBox.java	Wed Sep 11 06:15:31 2013 -0700
+++ b/test/testlibrary/whitebox/sun/hotspot/WhiteBox.java	Wed Sep 11 18:47:54 2013 +0200
@@ -61,6 +61,8 @@
     registerNatives();
   }
 
+  // Get the maximum heap size supporting COOPs
+  public native long getCompressedOopsMaxHeapSize();
   // Arguments
   public native void printHeapSizes();