RFR(S): 8065740: compiler/codecache/OverflowCodeCacheTest.java fails with SIGSEGV
igor.veresov at oracle.com
Wed Nov 26 16:44:48 UTC 2014
> On Nov 25, 2014, at 6:58 AM, Tobias Hartmann <tobias.hartmann at oracle.com> wrote:
> please review the following patch.
> Bug: https://bugs.openjdk.java.net/browse/JDK-8065740
> Webrev: http://cr.openjdk.java.net/~thartmann/8065740/webrev.00/
> The test allocates CodeBlobs in the code cache by using the Whitebox API method
> 'WhiteBox::allocate_code_blob' introduced by JDK-8059624. The VM crashes while
> sweeping because it encounters an allocated but uninitialized CodeBlob in the
> code cache (crash happens in NMethodIterator::next_method because we call
> '_code_blob->is_nmethod()' on an uninitialised CodeBlob).
> The problem is that 'WhiteBox::allocate_code_blob' gives up the CodeCache_lock
> before initializing the CodeBlob. This allows the sweeper thread to encounter a
> yet uninitialized CodeBlob while iterating over the code cache.
> I moved the initialization of the CodeBlob into the scope of the CodeCache_lock.
> I also fixed some typos and removed a comment that became meaningless with
> - Failing testcase
> - JPRT
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