RFR: 8169423: Infinite loop in G1's ConcurrentMarkThread

Thomas Schatzl thomas.schatzl at oracle.com
Tue Nov 15 10:11:48 UTC 2016


On Fri, 2016-11-11 at 15:38 -0500, Kim Barrett wrote:
> Please review this fix of a potential (though quite rare) infinite
> loop in G1's concurrent mark thread's service routine.
> CR:
> https://bugs.openjdk.java.net/browse/JDK-8169423
> Webrev:
> http://cr.openjdk.java.net/~kbarrett/8169423/webrev.00/
> Testing:

  looks good.

It would be nice to have some information about during which phase the
concurrent mark stack overflowed. This seems out of scope though, I
created JDK-8169706.


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