Review request (S): 7112034: Parallel CMS fails to properly mark reference objects
ysr1729 at gmail.com
Tue Nov 29 12:57:44 PST 2011
Do you know how long this bug goes back? Should the fix be back-ported to
earlier releases (i.e. 6uXX and 7uXX) ?
thanks for fixing; i'll review the fix later this afternoon.
On Tue, Nov 29, 2011 at 7:41 AM, Jon Masamitsu <jon.masamitsu at oracle.com>wrote:
> Looks good.
> On 11/29/2011 3:36 AM, Stefan Karlsson wrote:
>> 7112034: Parallel CMS fails to properly mark reference objects
>> Summary: Enabled reference processing when work stealing during
>> concurrent marking
>> The cause of this bug is that no reference processor is registered with
>> the marking closure that is used during work stealing in the concurrent
>> mark phase. If we add the reference processor we find the expected number
>> of Finalizer objects during concurrent marking.
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