RFR 8242484: Rework thread deletion during VM termination

David Holmes david.holmes at oracle.com
Fri Apr 17 01:49:39 UTC 2020

Hi Patricio,

Sorry I thought I had replied to this straight away.

On 15/04/2020 6:07 am, Patricio Chilano wrote:
> Hi,
> Please review this small follow up for 8240918 to always delete the 
> JavaThread that calls Threads::destroy_vm().
> In 8240918 I added a conditional check in Threads::destroy_vm() to 
> prevent deleting a JavaThread when there are handshakers blocked in its 
> handshake_turn_sem semaphore.  We can actually avoid this issue 
> altogether if after removing the JavaThread from the active list and 
> before triggering the terminating safepoint, we wait until the 
> JavaThread is no longer protected by a ThreadsList reference.

This solution looks great to me, but of course I am biased here.

Thanks for picking this one up.


> Tested in mach5 tiers 1-6.
> Bug:
>     https://bugs.openjdk.java.net/browse/JDK-8242484
> Webrev:
>     http://cr.openjdk.java.net/~pchilanomate/8242484/v1/webrev/
> Thanks,
> Patricio

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