RFR (S): 8153439: do not install an empty SpeculationLog in an nmethod
christian.thalinger at oracle.com
Mon Apr 4 22:34:20 UTC 2016
No, not good. We are failing a couple JVMCI tests. Looking into it…
> On Apr 4, 2016, at 11:50 AM, Christian Thalinger <christian.thalinger at oracle.com> wrote:
> Thanks for the quick turnaround. Looks good.
>> On Apr 4, 2016, at 11:30 AM, 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.
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