request for review (M): 4965777 GC changes to support use of discovered field for pending references
Alan.Bateman at oracle.com
Wed Sep 7 16:32:48 UTC 2011
Mandy Chung wrote:
> It'd be good to write a regression test for this bug to be included
> in the jdk fix. I can help writing it if you want.
I looked at the changes in the jdk repository and they look good to me too.
Adding the bit to the jdk_version_info structure is a neat way to deal
with the mis-match until hotspot and the JDK meet up in a promoted
build. Do you think this bit will be temporary or do you plan to remove
it once the changes have got into all releases?
On the test, I agree with Mandy that it would be good to have a test in
the jdk repository. I assume this will need to wait until HotSpot is in
a promoted build so it would need to be a follow-on changeset anyway.
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