RFR: 8079315: UseCondCardMark broken in conjunction with CMS precleaning

Andrew Dinn adinn at redhat.com
Wed May 6 11:04:55 UTC 2015



On 06/05/15 10:18, Mikael Gerdin wrote:
> On 2015-05-06 10:53, Andrew Haley wrote:
>> On 05/05/15 20:51, Vitaly Davidovich wrote:
>>> If mutator doesn't see "clean" due to staleness, won't it just mark it
>>> dirty "unnecessarily" using Mikael's suggestion?
>>
>> No.  The mutator may see a stale "dirty" and not write anything.  At
>> least
>> I haven't seen anything which certainly will prevent that from happening.
> 
> I think you are correct. My suggestion does not solve the problem.

Yes, I agree with Andrew Haley that this is a possible outcome.

regards,


Andrew Dinn
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