RFR: 8255598: [PPC64] assert(Universe::heap()->is_in(result)) failed: object not in heap [v2]

Martin Doerr mdoerr at openjdk.java.net
Fri Nov 6 09:38:54 UTC 2020


On Fri, 6 Nov 2020 09:11:23 GMT, Albert Mingkun Yang <ayang at openjdk.org> wrote:

>> @albertnetymk: Thanks for looking at this. I've added a comment.
>> I was also surprised about that decode_raw doesn't handle null properly. I'd have expected decode_raw to call decode_raw_not_null, but it's implemented vice-versa. Therefore the null check before the call. Note that there's another usage with preceding null check in oopDesc::load_oop_raw.
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>> I've added a comment.
> 
> Thank you for that.
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> I believe `decode_raw` handles null well; `decode_raw_not_null` is there just to have an extra assertion when the caller *knows* that the oop is not null.
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>> Note that there's another usage with preceding null check in oopDesc::load_oop_raw.
> 
> Indeed, but I think that one is unnecessary as well, which could (or should) be addressed in this PR or another.

Unfortunately, no.
Assume we're using "HeapBasedNarrowOop". decode_raw adds the base, so decode_raw(0) returns base which is wrong.

Also see Stefan's comment in the bug:
"I see that decode and decode_raw has different semantics w.r.t. 0, so be careful if you change this code to use decode_raw"

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PR: https://git.openjdk.java.net/jdk/pull/1078


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