RFR (S) 8212070: Introduce diagnostic flag to abort VM on failed JIT compilation

Mikael Vidstedt mikael.vidstedt at oracle.com
Thu Nov 15 22:05:35 UTC 2018

How about AbortVMOnCompilationFailure?


> On Nov 15, 2018, at 1:43 PM, Aleksey Shipilev <shade at redhat.com> wrote:
> RFE:
>  https://bugs.openjdk.java.net/browse/JDK-8212070
> Patch:
>  http://cr.openjdk.java.net/~shade/8212070/webrev.01/
> This implements the diagnostic option to abort VM early when compilation had failed. Similar patch
> proved useful in Shenandoah work to capture performance bugs due to compilation skips early. There
> is a list of tier1 tests that would fail if we turn this option on. Some of those failures probably
> indicate testbugs.
> Not really married to the name for the option, suggestions welcome. It is currently
> AbortVMOnCompileFailure, as initially suggested by Vladimir. It seems to be in line with
> AbortVMOnException.
> Testing: hotspot/tier1, ad-hoc tests, jdk-submit (running)
> Thanks,
> -Aleksey

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