RFR: 8078345: Move PSParallelCompact::mark_and_push to ParCompactionManager

Stefan Karlsson stefan.karlsson at oracle.com
Wed Apr 22 09:46:53 UTC 2015

On 2015-04-22 10:30, Stefan Karlsson wrote:
> Hi,
> Please review this patch to move code out from PSParallelCompact into 
> ParCompactionManager.
> There is a circular dependency between between PSParallelCompact and 
> ParCompactionManager that makes it hard to move 
> ParCompactionManager::push to psCompactionManager.inline.hpp, 
> something that we need for JDK-8076177 
> <https://bugs.openjdk.java.net/browse/JDK-8076177>.
> The circular dependency can be seen with:
>  <the follow contents functions in psCompactionManager.cpp>
>   PSParallelCompact::mark_and_push
>    ParCompactionManager::push
> The suggested fix is to make mark_and_push a member of 
> ParCompactionManager. The implementation already takes a 
> ParCompactionManager as the first argument and it's used by other 
> ParCompactionManager specific functions.
> The fix also moves the rest of the follow_* functions so that all 
> marking code, which is done in multiple threads using separate 
> ParCompactionManagers, are held together.
> http://cr.openjdk.java.net/~stefank/8078345/webrev.01/
> https://bugs.openjdk.java.net/browse/JDK-8078345

To be clear, this helps to resolve the circular dependency between 
psCompactionManager.inline.hpp and psParallelCompact.inline.hpp. There 
are still other circular dependencies between ParCompactionManager and 


> Thanks,
> StefanK

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