RFR: 8271163: G1 uses wrong degree of MT processing since JDK-8270169 [v2]

Kim Barrett kbarrett at openjdk.java.net
Fri Jul 23 12:05:26 UTC 2021

On Fri, 23 Jul 2021 11:57:19 GMT, Thomas Schatzl <tschatzl at openjdk.org> wrote:

>> Hi all,
>>   JDK-8270169 changed the amount of resources supplied by the CM reference processor, assuming that the CM ref processor is only ever used with the marking threads.
>> This is unfortunately not true, the CM reference processor is also used by the Remark pause for discovery using the parallel gc worker threads.
>> This causes crashes because of the code assuming single threaded operation while it is not.
>> The solution proposed here is to just revert JDK-8270169 which introduced  that change. Applies cleanly.
>> I also added a comment in the reference processor constructor to why we need to consider both thread counts.
>> Thanks,
>>   Thomas
> Thomas Schatzl has refreshed the contents of this pull request, and previous commits have been removed. The incremental views will show differences compared to the previous content of the PR. The pull request contains one new commit since the last revision:
>   Revert 7d2825e4219671bdaef6586864afecbca7b33e48 and comment why

Looks good.


Marked as reviewed by kbarrett (Reviewer).

PR: https://git.openjdk.java.net/jdk/pull/4888

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