GC Log Argument '-%t ' Does Not Work for Java SE Below 7 update 76 (1.7.0_76) (Doc ID 2189493.1)

Last updated on OCTOBER 30, 2016

Applies to:

Java SE JDK and JRE - Version 7 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

While logging garbage collection (GC) information, it was observed that the argument '-%t ' was not being interpreted by some JVMs.  The '-%t' is a flag which inserts a time stamp into the file name of any GC log created by that JVM.

Changes

 

Cause

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