RFR: JDK-8064473 - Improved handling of age during object copy in G1

Bengt Rutisson bengt.rutisson at oracle.com
Fri Nov 14 12:42:09 UTC 2014

Hi Staffan,

On 2014-11-14 13:09, Thomas Schatzl wrote:
> Hi,
> On Tue, 2014-11-11 at 17:25 +0100, Staffan Friberg wrote:
>> Hi,
>> Small update to object copying in G1 to reduce the number of times age
>> has to be read and also make sure the markOop can be trusted by reading
>> and saving it prior doing the forwarded check. This change is broken out
>> from the PLAB event RFE.
>> bug: https://bugs.openjdk.java.net/browse/JDK-8064473
>> webrev: http://cr.openjdk.java.net/~sfriberg/JDK-8064473/webrev.01
> Looks good except for a minor nit: the comment at line  203
>          // in this case, we have to install the mark word first,
>          // otherwise obj looks to be forwarded (the old mark word,
> should start with a capital letter.
> I also created an RFE to fix up markOopDesc to allow nicer method names than "oop_decode_pointer", https://bugs.openjdk.java.net/browse/JDK-8064885

Looks good to me to modulo Thomas comment about the comment.


> Thanks,
>    Thomas

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