Closed Bug 1188834 Opened 7 years ago Closed 7 years ago
Compacting GC happens too often
Currently we run trigger a compacting GC when the user had been inactive for 20 seconds. This results in a lot of compacting GCs and probably is causing some of the reports of long GC pauses occurring. We should make this happen only after the user has been inactive for 5 minutes (except on nightly, to improve test coverage). We should also make this a pref so it can be changed easily.
Comment on attachment 8640549 [details] [diff] [review] less-frequent-compaction Should we land this also on branches?
Attachment #8640549 - Flags: review?(bugs) → review+
(In reply to Olli Pettay [:smaug] from comment #2) > Should we land this also on branches? Yes, that's the plan.
Comment on attachment 8640549 [details] [diff] [review] less-frequent-compaction Approval Request Comment [Feature/regressing bug #]: Bug 1130439 [User impact if declined]: Possible long GC pauses. [Describe test coverage new/current, TreeHerder]: On central for 4 days. [Risks and why]: Low. [String/UUID change made/needed]: None.
Comment on attachment 8640549 [details] [diff] [review] less-frequent-compaction The next beta of 40 will be the RC. So, this is too late to change anything wrt the gc. This will have to ride the train from 41.
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