RFR (XXS) 8066292: Test java/nio/file/Files/CheckPermissions.java triggers stack overflow with -server -Xcomp
dean.long at oracle.com
Wed Feb 24 00:28:55 UTC 2016
On 2/23/2016 2:03 PM, Vladimir Kozlov wrote:
> On 2/22/16 2:31 PM, Dean Long wrote:
>> With -Xcomp, a cycle between compile requests and class loading can
>> cause infinite recursion resulting in
>> StackOverflowError's that are silently ignored. To break the cycle,
>> this changeset removes the ancient call to
>> Method::load_signature_classes() for C2. This call is no longer needed.
> "This call is no longer needed" because ...? Why it is not needed? C2
> can't compile methods if these classes are not loaded.
That was my understanding from internal discussions. Chris or John, can
you chime in here?
I know that C2 creates placeholder classes if a class isn't loaded. Can
you point me to where we fail the compilation is signature classes are
>> Tested in RBT with --test
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