changeset 5616:9c8289162268

8024776: Max/MinHeapFreeRatio descriptions should be more precise Summary: Descriptions for Max/MinHeapFreeRatio updated Reviewed-by: ehelin, jmasa
author jwilhelm
date Fri, 11 Oct 2013 16:18:27 +0200
parents a6414751d537
children 2382ff14d889
files src/share/vm/runtime/globals.hpp
diffstat 1 files changed, 6 insertions(+), 2 deletions(-) [+]
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--- a/src/share/vm/runtime/globals.hpp	Mon Oct 07 15:51:17 2013 +0200
+++ b/src/share/vm/runtime/globals.hpp	Fri Oct 11 16:18:27 2013 +0200
@@ -3080,10 +3080,14 @@
           "class pointers are used")                                        \
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   product(uintx, MinHeapFreeRatio,    40,                                   \
-          "The minimum percentage of heap free after GC to avoid expansion")\
+          "The minimum percentage of heap free after GC to avoid expansion."\
+          " For most GCs this applies to the old generation. In G1 it"      \
+          " applies to the whole heap. Not supported by ParallelGC.")       \
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   product(uintx, MaxHeapFreeRatio,    70,                                   \
-          "The maximum percentage of heap free after GC to avoid shrinking")\
+          "The maximum percentage of heap free after GC to avoid shrinking."\
+          " For most GCs this applies to the old generation. In G1 it"      \
+          " applies to the whole heap. Not supported by ParallelGC.")       \
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   product(intx, SoftRefLRUPolicyMSPerMB, 1000,                              \
           "Number of milliseconds per MB of free space in the heap")        \