RFR: 8166811: Missing memory fences between memory allocation and refinement

Andrew Haley aph at redhat.com
Thu Jan 14 10:24:35 UTC 2021

On 1/14/21 6:29 AM, Yangfei (Felix) wrote:
> Webrev for 8u: http://cr.openjdk.java.net/~fyang/8259659/webrev.00/
> Performed two rounds of jtreg testing: first round without extra option and second round with -XX:+UseG1GC option. 
> Also performed two rounds of specjbb2015 with -XX:+UseG1GC. 
> OK to backport? 

Crikey, that's a big change. I guess we should be pretty safe, given that
the original patch was for JDK 9. Have any problems ever been observed
on JDK 8?

Andrew Haley  (he/him)
Java Platform Lead Engineer
Red Hat UK Ltd. <https://www.redhat.com>
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