Request for approval [8u60]: 8062672: JVM crashes during GC on various asserts which checks that HeapWord ptr is an oop

Stefan Johansson stefan.johansson at
Tue Feb 17 14:50:29 UTC 2015

Hi again,

Since no one objected and there is no real need for a re-review because 
the patch applied clean I have pushed it to 8u.

Stay tuned for the updated patch for 9.


On 2015-02-12 13:07, Stefan Johansson wrote:
> Hi all,
> The linux-sparc specific issue described in [1] was fixed directly in 
> 7u80 to ensure it got in in time. The fix has not yet been forward 
> ported to 8u, but now it is time. The fix for 7u80 applies clean and 
> for more information please refer to the old review thread [2]. After 
> this fix is in 8u, I plan to move it into 9. There is a small conflict 
> for 9 so I will send out a proper review for that patch.
> I've created a new webrev for 8u, it's available here:
> Thanks,
> Stefan
> [1]
> [2] 

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