[10] RFR(S): 8190797: OSR compilation fails with "assert(__the_thread__->can_call_java()) failed: can not load classes with compiler thread"

Vladimir Kozlov vladimir.kozlov at oracle.com
Tue Nov 7 18:56:36 UTC 2017

Looks good.


On 11/7/17 4:04 AM, Tobias Hartmann wrote:
> Hi,
> please review the following patch:
> https://bugs.openjdk.java.net/browse/JDK-8190797
> http://cr.openjdk.java.net/~thartmann/8190797/webrev.00/
> When oop map creation fails, we try to throw a LinkageError to propagate the error message. If this happens in the
> compiler thread (for example, during OSR compilation), we fail because a compiler thread cannot initialize an exception
> object.
> I've fixed this by bailing out with a meaningful message in case !Thread::can_call_java(). Please note that even if we
> are able to instantiate an exception, we will still fail with ShouldNotReachHere because compute_map(TRAPS) is called
> with CATCH (see comments in the bug for a detailed explanation). This fix is not about changing this behavior but to
> fail with a meaningful error message during compilation. This should only happen if something is seriously broken (for
> example, incorrect bytecode with -noverify, see TestLinkageErrorInGenerateOopMap). In this case we would probably hit
> other issues as well if we would continue execution.
> Thanks,
> Tobias

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