6423256: marking stacks should use a chunked data structure
scott.marlow.opensource at gmail.com
Fri Nov 7 20:34:52 PST 2008
John Coomes wrote:
> Scott Marlow (scott.marlow.opensource at gmail.com) wrote:
>> Is anyone working on this bug yet? From the bug report
>> http://bugs.sun.com/bugdatabase/view_bug.do?bug_id=6423256, it sounds
>> like someone started the work already. I would like to help with the
>> issue (either testing a proposed fix or submitting one).
> Hi Scott,
> Glad you want to help! One of our (former) colleagues implemented
> growable stacks just before he moved on to another group at Sun. I'm
> now the guardian of his changes. I haven't looked at it in detail,
> but I believe the code is complete and has had some testing.
> Certainly more would be in order.
> I'll post a webrev in a day or two. If you're willing you can review
> it and/or take the patch, build it and do some testing.
I just got the build to work successfully on my Windows machine (with
some help from build-dev at openjdk.java.net). I should be able to review
the change and apply the patch (for testing) when your ready.
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