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src/share/vm/runtime/globals.hpp

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rev 10160 : imported patch 8143220-fix-documentation-of-ihop
rev 10161 : imported patch 8143220-fix-doc-2
rev 10162 : [mq]: 8143220-fix-doc-3

@@ -2010,15 +2010,19 @@
           "Percentage CMS generation occupancy to start a CMS collection "  \
           "cycle. A negative value means that CMSTriggerRatio is used")     \
           range(min_intx, 100)                                              \
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   product(uintx, InitiatingHeapOccupancyPercent, 45,                        \
-          "Percentage of the (entire) heap occupancy to start a "           \
-          "concurrent GC cycle. It is used by GCs that trigger a "          \
-          "concurrent GC cycle based on the occupancy of the entire heap, " \
-          "not just one of the generations (e.g., G1). A value of 0 "       \
-          "denotes 'do constant GC cycles'.")                               \
+          "The percent occupancy (IHOP) of the current old generation "     \
+          "capacity after which a concurrent mark cycle will be initiated " \
+          "at the next GC. Its value may change over time if adaptive IHOP "\
+          "is enabled, otherwise the value remains constant. "              \
+          "In the latter case a value of 0 will result as frequent as "     \
+          "possible concurrent marking cycles. A value of 100 disables "    \
+          "concurrent marking. "                                            \
+          "Fragmentation waste in the old generation is not considered "    \
+          "free space in this calculation. (G1 collector only)")            \
           range(0, 100)                                                     \
                                                                             \
   manageable(intx, CMSTriggerInterval, -1,                                  \
           "Commence a CMS collection cycle (at least) every so many "       \
           "milliseconds (0 permanently, -1 disabled)")                      \
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