RFR(XXS): 7147806: G1: Crash in vm bootstrap when running with -XX:+UseG1GC -XX:-UsePerfData
john.cuthbertson at oracle.com
Thu Feb 23 08:51:37 PST 2012
Thanks for looking at it. I'm not sure of the integration plan for this
but thought it would be better that it was ready (and low-risk enough
for hs23) in case we decide to include it.
On 2/22/2012 11:31 PM, Bengt Rutisson wrote:
> Looks good.
> What is the integration plan for this? The bug is a P4. Will you try
> to get it into hs23 or is it enough that this makes it into hs24?
> On 2012-02-22 21:10, John Cuthbertson wrote:
>> Hi Everyone,
>> Can I have a couple of volunteers to review the changes for this CR?
>> The webrev can be found at:
>> The issues here was that some updates to the G1 performance counter
>> variables were not guarded. In the other collectors, the generation
>> and collector performance counters are allocated/initialized
>> unconditionally. The performance counter variables that these
>> counters contain, however, are allocated and updated only if
>> UsePerfData is enabled. In G1, some of these updates were not
>> suitably guarded and so we tried to update some unallocated
>> performance counter variables.
>> * Small test case (gcbasher) with the offending command line flag
>> combination and with just G1.
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