review request (S) JSR292: SIGSEGV in JNIHandleBlock::release_block(JNIHandleBlock*, Thread*)+0x3c

Roland Westrelin roland.westrelin at
Tue Feb 7 05:37:13 PST 2012

> The fix looks good.

Thanks Chris.

> 2975     // return address and rbp are already in place
> 2976     __ subptr(rsp, (framesize-4) << LogBytesPerInt); // prolog
> Not related to your change, this is pretty useless because it always subtracts zero.

Are you suggesting I do something about it?
It's pretty armless IMO (i.e. in an out of line stub used for exception propagation).


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