[8u] RFR 8155951 & 8151066

Zhengyu Gu zgu at redhat.com
Tue Aug 20 16:43:58 UTC 2019

Hi Aleksey,

On 8/20/19 12:10 PM, Aleksey Shipilev wrote:
> On 8/13/19 8:13 PM, Zhengyu Gu wrote:
>> The patch does not apply cleanly. Other than a few minor conflicts, e.g. copyright years, breaking
>> single line long parameter list to multi-lines and line shifts, jdk8u lock declaration  (def macro
>> in mutexLocker.cpp) does not take 5th argument.
> So, now that we acquire the lock with MutexLocker, it always checks for safepoint? Wanted to
> understand what makes dropping the 5th argument safe.

The 5th parameter is Monitor::_safepoint_check_always, so I think it is 
safe to drop it.



>> 8u backport: http://cr.openjdk.java.net/~zgu/JDK-8155951-8u/webrev.00/index.html
> Otherwise backport looks good to me.

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