G1 Does Not Print PermGen Size Changes at Full GC

(Doc ID 1607856.1)

Last updated on APRIL 09, 2017

Applies to:

Java Platform, Standard Edition - Version 7 to 7 [Release 7]
Information in this document applies to any platform.


If you run the JVM with the Garbage First (G1) garbage collector and include the -XX:+PrintGCDetails flag, the garbage collection logs show no PermGen output even when a Full GC is performed.  The following shows details of the JVM used and its failure to output PermGen information.



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