RFR (S) 8031818: Experimental VM flag for enforcing safe object construction

Aleksey Shipilev aleksey.shipilev at oracle.com
Tue Jan 21 14:47:23 PST 2014


Please review the experimental patch for switching the research VM mode
which unconditionally emits the memory barrier at the end of constructor:

This would be convenient to have in mainline, because it will also
propagate to another arch ports (notably PPC C2 port), and will ease the
performance research for the upcoming JMM update.


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