[8u40] Request for approval: 8064391: More thread safety problems in core reflection

Martin Buchholz martinrb at google.com
Thu Nov 13 15:02:56 UTC 2014

Hold on...  There are some additional thread safety improvements
("volatile") that have not yet landed in jdk9, and I think Peter
Levart has proposed additions to my proposed fixes for 7 and 8 (and
I've fallen behind keeping up with the Class* changes)

On Thu, Nov 13, 2014 at 6:05 AM, Joel Borggrén-Franck
<joel.franck at oracle.com> wrote:
> Hi,
> Can I get approval to push a fix for: "8064391: More thread safety problems in core reflection" to 8u.
> This is a 8u version of a more general fix in 9 http://hg.openjdk.java.net/jdk9/dev/jdk/rev/1e5c2bd424d5
> The fix is provided by Martin Bucholz : http://cr.openjdk.java.net/~martin/webrevs/openjdk8/Class-thread-safety/
> Reviewed by me here: http://mail.openjdk.java.net/pipermail/core-libs-dev/2014-November/029644.html
> JBS issue: https://bugs.openjdk.java.net/browse/JDK-8064391
> cheers
> /Joel

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