JDK-6732819 : Turn off compressed oops by default for now
  • Type: Bug
  • Component: hotspot
  • Sub-Component: runtime
  • Affected Version: 7
  • Priority: P3
  • Status: Closed
  • Resolution: Fixed
  • OS: generic
  • CPU: generic
  • Submitted: 2008-08-01
  • Updated: 2011-03-08
  • Resolved: 2011-03-08
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Description
Turn off compressed oops for now to work around bug building jdk.

Comments
EVALUATION http://hg.openjdk.java.net/jdk7/hotspot/hotspot/rev/b727c32788a9
2008-08-11

EVALUATION http://hg.openjdk.java.net/jdk7/hotspot-rt/hotspot/rev/2bb5ef5c8a2d
2008-08-05

EVALUATION CompressedOops seems to be causing fatal errors on amd64 platforms. Change the default behavior of the VM to have CompOops OFF by default until we can run down the root cause of the errors.
2008-08-02