Request for reviews (XS): 7087727: JSR 292: C2 crash if ScavengeRootsInCode=2 when "static final" MethodHandle constants are in use
tom.rodriguez at oracle.com
Tue Nov 8 09:15:25 PST 2011
On Nov 8, 2011, at 3:57 AM, Christian Thalinger wrote:
> 7087727: JSR 292: C2 crash if ScavengeRootsInCode=2 when "static final" MethodHandle constants are in use
> The flag setting ScavengeRootsInCode=2 causes the JIT to inline more
> constants. This is generally a good thing for performance, but can
> cause bugs in compiled code.
> The test case has a code pattern that looks similar to the
> selectAlternative idiom but boils down to a different invoke bytecode
> (invokevirtual in that case). The current code in
> PredictedDynamicCallGenerator::generate checks for invokespecial
> (which is used by selectAlternative) and so code for invokedynamic is
> generated (in non-debug builds) which eventually leads to a crash.
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