RFR: 8141330: [JVMCI] avoid deadlock between application thread and JVMCI compiler thread under -Xbatch

Doug Simon doug.simon at oracle.com
Tue Nov 10 08:05:15 UTC 2015

Please review this change that addresses a deadlock between an application thread and a JVMCI compiler thread when blocking compilation (i.e., -Xbatch) is enabled. The deadlock can occur when an application thread acquires a lock (typically related to class loading) and then triggers a blocking JVMCI compilation where the JVMCI compiler thread subsequently tries to acquire the same lock.



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