RFR: 8235250: Create (test) abstraction for allocating objects that is immune to removal by optimizations
leo.korinth at oracle.com
Thu Dec 5 11:42:26 UTC 2019
On 05/12/2019 11:18, Thomas Schatzl wrote:
> On 04.12.19 12:32, Leo Korinth wrote:
>> Please review this change to some tests that is needed for future
>> optimizations. Reference.reachabilityFence seems not to be usable for
>> ensuring GC allocations.
>> I have added a new abstraction Allocation.blackHole(Object obj) for this.
>> currently running tier 1-3 on linux
> looks good. Could you file an RFE to look through GC code to replace
> existing workarounds ("System.out.println(obj);" or others) to this
> problem with this code?
Thank you for your review!
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