RFR (XS): JDK-8061449: G1: FreeRegionList_test() fails with G1 after the JDK-8058534 fix to HeapRegion::orig_end()

Bengt Rutisson bengt.rutisson at oracle.com
Wed Nov 5 09:10:13 UTC 2014

Hi again,

StefanK noticed that I my patch created the same MemRegion for all heap 
regions. This still made the test pass, but was not my intention. Here's 
an updated webrev:



On 2014-11-05 09:59, Bengt Rutisson wrote:
> Hi all,
> Can I have a couple for reviews of a fix for this internal VM test?
> http://cr.openjdk.java.net/~brutisso/8061449/webrev.00/
> Bug link:
> https://bugs.openjdk.java.net/browse/JDK-8061449
> Background:
> When this fix was pushed:
> Remove HeapRegion::_orig_end
> https://bugs.openjdk.java.net/browse/JDK-8058534
> The heap region constructor actually examines the MemRegion that is 
> passed to it. In the internal VM tests there was a test, 
> FreeRegionList_test(), that passed a random MemRegion to the heap 
> region constructor. This worked before, but now stopped working. The 
> original fix, JDK-8058534, is correct so the fix for the failing test 
> is to set up proper memory regions and pass those to the heap region 
> constructors.
> Before my suggested patch this fails:
> $ java -XX:+ExecuteInternalVMTests -XX:+UseG1GC -version
> The test fails on this assert in HeapRegion::hr_clear():
> assert(_end == orig_end(),
> With my suggested patch all tests pass with the above command line.
> Thanks,
> Bengt

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