review (XS) for 7019819: bare oop in ciField
vladimir.kozlov at oracle.com
Tue Feb 15 16:49:59 PST 2011
Should we use KlassHandle instead of simple Handle?
Tom Rodriguez wrote:
> 7019819: bare oop in ciField
> This appears to be a long standing issue though it was previously
> unlikely to occur. There's a bare oop in initialize_from over a call
> to ciField::type which may call compute_type, which make call into
> ciEnv::get_klass_by_name_impl where a safepoint could potentially
> occur. The fix for 6354181 added acquire of the Compile_lock which
> made it more likely that we might safepoint here. The fix is properly
> handleize the oop over the call. Tested with failing test from nightly.
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