RFR: 8033923: Use BufferingOopClosure for G1 code root scanning

Stefan Karlsson stefan.karlsson at oracle.com
Fri Feb 7 15:38:26 UTC 2014

On 2014-02-07 16:04, Mikael Gerdin wrote:
> Stefan,
> On Friday 07 February 2014 14.23.16 Stefan Karlsson wrote:
>> Hi all,
>> Please review this patch to use BufferingOopClosure for the code root
>> scanning in G1.
>> Webrev:
>>    http://cr.openjdk.java.net/~stefank/8033923/webrev.00
> There is some time accounting in G1RemSet::scanRS
> When you call buf_scan_non_heap_roots.done() in g1_process_strong_roots we may
> miss accounting some of the time spent handling code roots from regions.
> I think you need to pass down the buf_scan_non_heap_roots closure all the way
> down to ScanRSClousre::scan_strong_code_roots and construct the
> CodeBlobToOopClosure there to be able to call .done() before the update of
> _strong_code_root_scan_time_sec.
> Alternatively you may be able to add the closure application time from after
> the extraction of the "object copying" data to the scan_rs phase_time after
> the done()-call.

OK. I see what you mean.

I should probably only use the BufferingOopClosure for the 
process_strong_roots call, and use a non-buffering 
OopClosure/CodeBlobToOopClosure pair for the oops_into_collection_set_do 


> /Mikael
>> RFE:
>>    https://bugs.openjdk.java.net/browse/JDK-8033923
>> The patch builds upon the changes in:
>>    RFR: 8033764: Remove the usage of StarTask from BufferingOopClosure
>>    mail.openjdk.java.net/pipermail/hotspot-gc-dev/2014-February/009364.html
>> thanks,
>> StefanK

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