This note tries to document the output of
PrintCompilation flag in HotSpot VM. It was originally intended to be a reply to a blog post on PrintCompilation from Stephen Colebourne. It's kind of grown too big to fit as a reply, so I'm putting it here.
Written by: Kris Mok firstname.lastname@example.org
Most of the contents in this note are based on my reading of HotSpot source code from OpenJDK and experimenting with the VM flags; otheres come from HotSpot mailing lists and other reading materials listed in the "References" section.