[8u] RFR 8155951 & 8151066

Aleksey Shipilev shade at redhat.com
Tue Aug 20 16:55:45 UTC 2019

On 8/20/19 6:43 PM, Zhengyu Gu wrote:
> 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.

Okay then.


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