RFR(XS): 8028764: dtrace/hotspot_jni/ALL/ALL001 crashes the vm on Solaris-amd64, SIGSEGV in MarkSweep::follow_stack()+0x8a
roland.westrelin at oracle.com
Tue Jan 7 02:33:34 PST 2014
> C1 generated code encodes a compressed oop into to temp register before it stores it. In case of patching, a GC may happen and the compressed oop may be incorrect when it is stored to memory.
I should have acknowledged that all the credit for this bug (investigation and fix) goes to Mikael Gerdin and Erik Helin from the GC team. Thanks to them!
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