RFR 8004128: NPG: remove stackwalking in Threads::gc_prologue and gc_epilogue code

Coleen Phillimore coleen.phillimore at oracle.com
Thu Jul 17 17:59:43 UTC 2014

I created another webrev with the better version of webrev (with source 
file navigation) which makes this much easier to read.

open webrev at http://cr.openjdk.java.net/~coleenp/8004128_2/


On 7/14/14, 8:05 PM, Coleen Phillimore wrote:
> Summary: remove bcx and mdx handling.  We no longer have to convert 
> bytecode pointers or method data pointers to indices for GC since 
> Metadata aren't moved.
> Tested with nsk.quick.testlist, jck tests, JPRT.
> Most of this is renaming bcx to bcp and mdx to mdp.  The content 
> changes are in frame.cpp.  StefanK implemented 90% of these changes.
> open webrev at http://cr.openjdk.java.net/~coleenp/8004128/
> bug link https://bugs.openjdk.java.net/browse/JDK-8004128
> Thanks,
> Coleen

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