review(XXS) 6564610: assert(UseCompiler || CompileTheWorld, "UseCompiler should be set by now.")

Igor Veresov igor.veresov at
Wed Mar 30 15:09:04 PDT 2011

Thanks Tom and Vladimir!


On 3/30/11 3:02 PM, Vladimir Kozlov wrote:
> Looks good.
> Vladimir
> Igor Veresov wrote:
>> The assert mentioned in the bug synopsis is sometimes observed when
>> the code cache gets full. What happens is a race between a check for
>> UseCompiler in NonTieredCompPolicy::event() and checks in asserts in
>> method_invocation_event() and method_back_branch_event(). The value of
>> UseCompiler can change in-between. It is wrong to assert that
>> UseCompiler is set or not because it can change asynchronously at any
>> point. The solution is to remove the asserts.
>> Webrev:
>> Thanks,
>> igor

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