RFR(XXS): 8165018: Missing memory barrier for PPC64 in Unsafe_GetObjectVolatile
david.holmes at oracle.com
Fri Sep 2 05:03:39 UTC 2016
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On 30/08/2016 8:51 PM, Doerr, Martin wrote:
> we found that a memory barrier for PPC64 is missing in the current Unsafe implementation. get_volatile already contains the memory barrier for "support_IRIW_for_not_multiple_copy_atomic_cpu". The same is needed in Unsafe_GetObjectVolatile.
> Here's my webrev:
That looks fine to me.
> And while looking at it I wonder why Unsafe_GetObjectVolatile does not contain a G1 barrier like Unsafe_GetObject. Is it not possible to use the Volatile version to access the referent field of a Reference?
That looks like a bug to me. :)
> Please review. As it is shared code, I will need a sponsor, please.
I can sponsor.
> Best regards,
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