JDK-6871109 : G1: remove the concept of the scan-only prefix
  • Type: Enhancement
  • Component: hotspot
  • Sub-Component: gc
  • Affected Version: hs16
  • Priority: P4
  • Status: Resolved
  • Resolution: Fixed
  • OS: generic
  • CPU: generic
  • Submitted: 2009-08-12
  • Updated: 2013-09-18
  • Resolved: 2010-05-05
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After we introduced survivor spaces in G1, the scan-only prefix has not been helpful. In fact, it has complicated some of the latest modifications that we have attempted. So we are going to remove it.

EVALUATION http://hg.openjdk.java.net/jdk7/hotspot-gc/hotspot/rev/1316cec51b4d

EVALUATION See Description.