stub routines and safepoints

Vladimir Kozlov vladimir.kozlov at
Tue Jul 24 09:57:49 PDT 2012

There should be no safepoints in such stubs, compiled code assumes that when 
calls stubs. We don't have safepoint checking in counted loops (increment is 


Deneau, Tom wrote:
> What are the requirements for safepoint checking in stub routines?
> For instance a stub that loops over a possibly long array of data.
> I didn't notice any such checking in the arraycopy stubs.
> -- Tom

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