RFR (S): 8228858: Reimplement JVM_RawMonitors to use PlatformMutex
david.holmes at oracle.com
Wed Aug 14 12:55:06 UTC 2019
On 14/08/2019 10:43 pm, coleen.phillimore at oracle.com wrote:
> 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
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