RFR (S): 7167254: Crash on OSX in Enumerator.nextElement() with compressed oops

Dmitry Samersoff Dmitry.Samersoff at oracle.com
Tue May 15 06:13:39 PDT 2012


Could you fix comments as well? Otherwise looks good for me.


On 2012-05-15 16:38, Roland Westrelin wrote:
> http://cr.openjdk.java.net/~roland/7167254/webrev.00/
> Crashes were reported for 64 bit VMs on OSX running in "compressed oops with base" mode. The crash is caused by a SIGBUS on a correctly aligned access to the first page of the heap which is used for implicit null checks. With this change hotspot on OSX expects either a SIGBUS or SIGSEGV for implicit null checks.
> Roland.

Dmitry Samersoff
Java Hotspot development team, SPB04
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