changeset 4413:d886ac1dfd36

8010723: fatal error: acquiring lock Metaspace allocation lock/5 out of order Summary: Avoid holding SystemDictionary_lock while calling Klass::remove_unshareable_info Reviewed-by: coleenp, acorn Contributed-by: ioi.lam@oracle.com
author coleenp
date Sun, 31 Mar 2013 21:43:10 -0400
parents c0f9217203b2
children e458120c6e1a
files src/share/vm/classfile/systemDictionary.cpp
diffstat 1 files changed, 17 insertions(+), 2 deletions(-) [+]
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--- a/src/share/vm/classfile/systemDictionary.cpp	Fri Mar 29 08:38:00 2013 -0700
+++ b/src/share/vm/classfile/systemDictionary.cpp	Sun Mar 31 21:43:10 2013 -0400
@@ -816,13 +816,28 @@
             // We didn't go as far as Klass::restore_unshareable_info(),
             // so nothing to clean up.
           } else {
-            MutexLocker mu(SystemDictionary_lock, THREAD);
-            Klass* kk = find_class(name, ik->class_loader_data());
+            Klass *kk;
+            {
+              MutexLocker mu(SystemDictionary_lock, THREAD);
+              kk = find_class(name, ik->class_loader_data());
+            }
             if (kk != NULL) {
               // No clean up is needed if the shared class has been entered
               // into system dictionary, as load_shared_class() won't be called
               // again.
             } else {
+              // This must be done outside of the SystemDictionary_lock to
+              // avoid deadlock.
+              //
+              // Note that Klass::restore_unshareable_info (called via
+              // load_instance_class above) is also called outside
+              // of SystemDictionary_lock. Other threads are blocked from
+              // loading this class because they are waiting on the
+              // SystemDictionary_lock until this thread removes
+              // the placeholder below.
+              //
+              // This need to be re-thought when parallel-capable non-boot
+              // classloaders are supported by CDS (today they're not).
               clean_up_shared_class(ik, class_loader, THREAD);
             }
           }