RFR(xs): 8198269: Allow GCCauseSetter to be used outside of safepoints

Per Liden per.liden at oracle.com
Fri Feb 16 13:46:03 UTC 2018

Patch to remove two overly aggressive asserts, to allow a GC to register 
the cause outside of a safepoint. Concurrent GC's (like ZGC) typically 
want to do this.

Bug: https://bugs.openjdk.java.net/browse/JDK-8198269
Webrev: http://cr.openjdk.java.net/~pliden/8198269/webrev.0/


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