RFR: 8217445: [JVMCI] incorrect management of JVMCI compilation failure reason string

Doug Simon doug.simon at oracle.com
Mon Jan 21 12:57:02 UTC 2019

The CompileTask::_failure_reason field assumes it is only ever assigned a compile-time constant string value (i.e. never needs to be freed). This is not the case when the value is derived from a JVMCI exception message. This patch adds support for managing a C heap allocated value in this field.



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