A DESCRIPTION OF THE REQUEST :
* Release memory pages back to OS by default when free memory crosses a threshold.
This is one of many RFEs produced from a community discussion at
justification could typically be found at the given link.
Given liberal memory limitations, it should be reasonable to have the JVM release memory back to the OS.
I understand that there are settings to already do this but that it does not always occur dependant on the type of GC. These settings should be explicitly stated.