RFR: 8238867: Improve G1DirtyCardQueueSet::Queue::pop

Stefan Johansson stefan.johansson at oracle.com
Thu Feb 13 11:23:52 UTC 2020

Hi Kim,

> 12 feb. 2020 kl. 01:45 skrev Kim Barrett <kim.barrett at oracle.com>:
> Please review this change to G1DirtyCardQueueSet::Queue::pop.
> Previously, if there was exactly one element in the queue, a pop
> operation could not return it, because doing so could break invariants
> for concurrent operations.  Now, if there is one element and there are
> concurrent pop operations, one of those operations will win.  Note
> that there are still races between pop and push/append that may
> prevent the pop operation from obtaining an element.
> CR:
> https://bugs.openjdk.java.net/browse/JDK-8238867
> Webrev:
> https://cr.openjdk.java.net/~kbarrett/8238867/open.00/
Looks good, thanks for all the comments. Makes it easier to follow. 


> Testing:
> mach5 tier1-3.
> mach5 tier1-5 (only linux-x64) in conjunction with other changes.
> Some performance testing didn't find any unexpected differences.

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