RFR (S): 8228858: Reimplement JVM_RawMonitors to use PlatformMutex

coleen.phillimore at oracle.com coleen.phillimore at oracle.com
Wed Aug 14 12:43:03 UTC 2019

Looks good.

On 8/14/19 8:32 AM, David Holmes wrote:
> bug: https://bugs.openjdk.java.net/browse/JDK-8228858
> webrev: http://cr.openjdk.java.net/~dholmes/8228858/webrev/
> A JVM_RawMonitor  (not to be confused with JvmtiRawMonitor) is a 
> simple mutex (despite the name) currently implemented via two special 
> entry points in the VM Monitor code. This fix changes that so that a 
> JVM_RawMonitor is just a PlatformMutex, enabling us to delete the 
> special Monitor code.
> There are two clients of JVM_RawMonitor:
> - the native Zip library provided by the JDK and used by the JVM 
> during classloading
> - AWT debug code
> The first should be tested by using the VM. :) The second I don't 
> know. But the functionality we're testing is already present so 
> there's sufficient coverage just by testing one client.
> Testing: tiers 1 - 3 on Linux/macOS/Window x64, Solaris sparcv9
> Thanks,
> David

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