RFR (S): 8153439: do not install an empty SpeculationLog in an nmethod

Igor Veresov igor.veresov at oracle.com
Mon Apr 4 21:46:18 UTC 2016

Looks good.


> On Apr 4, 2016, at 2:30 PM, Doug Simon <doug.simon at oracle.com> wrote:
> The JVMCI speculation log mechanism might not be used by a specific JVMCI compiler or JVMCI compiler configuration. In this case, the nmethod::_speculation_log field should be initialized to NULL to reduce unnecessary processing of the field by the GC.
> https://bugs.openjdk.java.net/browse/JDK-8153439
> http://cr.openjdk.java.net/~dnsimon/8153439

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