RFR (S): 8191894: Refactor weak references in JvmtiTagHashmap to use the Access API

Daniel D. Daugherty daniel.daugherty at oracle.com
Mon Nov 27 13:22:07 UTC 2017


Adding serviceability-dev at ... since this is JVM/TI related...

Dan


On 11/27/17 6:28 AM, Erik Österlund wrote:
> Hi,
>
> The JVMTI tag hashmap has weak oop references that are handled using 
> raw oop accesses and a G1-specific SATB enqueue call when leaking out 
> objects from the tag map, requiring them to be marked as live by G1.
>
> This should now be refactored to use the Access API to annotate that 
> these are ON_PHANTOM_OOP_REF, and refactor the raw oop loads to use 
> ON_PHANTOM_OOP_REF | AS_NO_KEEPALIVE.
>
> Webrev:
> http://cr.openjdk.java.net/~eosterlund/8191894/webrev.00/
>
> Bug:
> https://bugs.openjdk.java.net/browse/JDK-8191894
>
> Thanks,
> /Erik



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