RFR (XXS): 8233997: Some members of HeapRegion are not cleared in HeapRegion::hr_clear()
kim.barrett at oracle.com
Tue Nov 12 20:03:40 UTC 2019
> On Nov 12, 2019, at 10:23 AM, Thomas Schatzl <thomas.schatzl at oracle.com> wrote:
> Hi all,
> can I get reviews for this small change that fixes some reinitialization problem of HeapRegions with the young remset sampling thread?
> So the young remset sampling thread recalculates young gen remset sizes, and it happens that without this fix it may read the (old) remset size of the previous use of a given young gen region (also because of JDK-8233998).
> The fix is to properly clear the remaining members not cleared yet in hr_clear.
> hs-tier1-5 with other similar patches, specjvm2008 specjvm.validation with -XX:G1ConcRefinementServiceIntervalMillis=1 (that one causes issues quickly if you assert that the remembered sets for regions only grows)
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