changeset 5200:650868c062a9

8023691: Create interface for nodes in class Block Summary: Create public methods for accessing the nodes in a block Reviewed-by: kvn, roland
author adlertz
date Mon, 26 Aug 2013 12:50:23 +0200
parents e1fbb86b47e4
children 7181dd13a6c4
files src/share/vm/adlc/output_c.cpp src/share/vm/opto/block.cpp src/share/vm/opto/block.hpp src/share/vm/opto/buildOopMap.cpp src/share/vm/opto/chaitin.cpp src/share/vm/opto/coalesce.cpp src/share/vm/opto/compile.cpp src/share/vm/opto/domgraph.cpp src/share/vm/opto/gcm.cpp src/share/vm/opto/idealGraphPrinter.cpp src/share/vm/opto/ifg.cpp src/share/vm/opto/lcm.cpp src/share/vm/opto/live.cpp src/share/vm/opto/output.cpp src/share/vm/opto/phaseX.cpp src/share/vm/opto/postaloc.cpp src/share/vm/opto/reg_split.cpp
diffstat 17 files changed, 314 insertions(+), 276 deletions(-) [+]
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--- a/src/share/vm/adlc/output_c.cpp	Mon Aug 26 16:12:20 2013 +0200
+++ b/src/share/vm/adlc/output_c.cpp	Mon Aug 26 12:50:23 2013 +0200
@@ -1095,7 +1095,7 @@
         fprintf(fp, "  // Identify previous instruction if inside this block\n");
         fprintf(fp, "  if( ");
         print_block_index(fp, inst_position);
-        fprintf(fp, " > 0 ) {\n    Node *n = block->_nodes.at(");
+        fprintf(fp, " > 0 ) {\n    Node *n = block->get_node(");
         print_block_index(fp, inst_position);
         fprintf(fp, ");\n    inst%d = (n->is_Mach()) ? ", inst_position);
         fprintf(fp, "n->as_Mach() : NULL;\n  }\n");
--- a/src/share/vm/opto/block.cpp	Mon Aug 26 16:12:20 2013 +0200
+++ b/src/share/vm/opto/block.cpp	Mon Aug 26 12:50:23 2013 +0200
@@ -112,9 +112,9 @@
 // exceeds OptoLoopAlignment.
 uint Block::compute_first_inst_size(uint& sum_size, uint inst_cnt,
                                     PhaseRegAlloc* ra) {
-  uint last_inst = _nodes.size();
+  uint last_inst = number_of_nodes();
   for( uint j = 0; j < last_inst && inst_cnt > 0; j++ ) {
-    uint inst_size = _nodes[j]->size(ra);
+    uint inst_size = get_node(j)->size(ra);
     if( inst_size > 0 ) {
       inst_cnt--;
       uint sz = sum_size + inst_size;
@@ -131,8 +131,8 @@
 }
 
 uint Block::find_node( const Node *n ) const {
-  for( uint i = 0; i < _nodes.size(); i++ ) {
-    if( _nodes[i] == n )
+  for( uint i = 0; i < number_of_nodes(); i++ ) {
+    if( get_node(i) == n )
       return i;
   }
   ShouldNotReachHere();
@@ -141,7 +141,7 @@
 
 // Find and remove n from block list
 void Block::find_remove( const Node *n ) {
-  _nodes.remove(find_node(n));
+  remove_node(find_node(n));
 }
 
 // Return empty status of a block.  Empty blocks contain only the head, other
@@ -154,10 +154,10 @@
   }
 
   int success_result = completely_empty;
-  int end_idx = _nodes.size()-1;
+  int end_idx = number_of_nodes() - 1;
 
   // Check for ending goto
-  if ((end_idx > 0) && (_nodes[end_idx]->is_MachGoto())) {
+  if ((end_idx > 0) && (get_node(end_idx)->is_MachGoto())) {
     success_result = empty_with_goto;
     end_idx--;
   }
@@ -170,7 +170,7 @@
   // Ideal nodes are allowable in empty blocks: skip them  Only MachNodes
   // turn directly into code, because only MachNodes have non-trivial
   // emit() functions.
-  while ((end_idx > 0) && !_nodes[end_idx]->is_Mach()) {
+  while ((end_idx > 0) && !get_node(end_idx)->is_Mach()) {
     end_idx--;
   }
 
@@ -344,8 +344,8 @@
 
 void Block::dump(const PhaseCFG* cfg) const {
   dump_head(cfg);
-  for (uint i=0; i< _nodes.size(); i++) {
-    _nodes[i]->dump();
+  for (uint i=0; i< number_of_nodes(); i++) {
+    get_node(i)->dump();
   }
   tty->print("\n");
 }
@@ -434,7 +434,7 @@
       map_node_to_block(p, bb);
       map_node_to_block(x, bb);
       if( x != p ) {                // Only for root is x == p
-        bb->_nodes.push((Node*)x);
+        bb->push_node((Node*)x);
       }
       // Now handle predecessors
       ++sum;                        // Count 1 for self block
@@ -469,11 +469,11 @@
         assert( x != proj, "" );
         // Map basic block of projection
         map_node_to_block(proj, pb);
-        pb->_nodes.push(proj);
+        pb->push_node(proj);
       }
       // Insert self as a child of my predecessor block
       pb->_succs.map(pb->_num_succs++, get_block_for_node(np));
-      assert( pb->_nodes[ pb->_nodes.size() - pb->_num_succs ]->is_block_proj(),
+      assert( pb->get_node(pb->number_of_nodes() - pb->_num_succs)->is_block_proj(),
               "too many control users, not a CFG?" );
     }
   }
@@ -495,7 +495,7 @@
   // surrounding blocks.
   float freq = in->_freq * in->succ_prob(succ_no);
   // get ProjNode corresponding to the succ_no'th successor of the in block
-  ProjNode* proj = in->_nodes[in->_nodes.size() - in->_num_succs + succ_no]->as_Proj();
+  ProjNode* proj = in->get_node(in->number_of_nodes() - in->_num_succs + succ_no)->as_Proj();
   // create region for basic block
   RegionNode* region = new (C) RegionNode(2);
   region->init_req(1, proj);
@@ -507,7 +507,7 @@
   Node* gto = _goto->clone(); // get a new goto node
   gto->set_req(0, region);
   // add it to the basic block
-  block->_nodes.push(gto);
+  block->push_node(gto);
   map_node_to_block(gto, block);
   C->regalloc()->set_bad(gto->_idx);
   // hook up successor block
@@ -527,9 +527,9 @@
 // Does this block end in a multiway branch that cannot have the default case
 // flipped for another case?
 static bool no_flip_branch( Block *b ) {
-  int branch_idx = b->_nodes.size() - b->_num_succs-1;
+  int branch_idx = b->number_of_nodes() - b->_num_succs-1;
   if( branch_idx < 1 ) return false;
-  Node *bra = b->_nodes[branch_idx];
+  Node *bra = b->get_node(branch_idx);
   if( bra->is_Catch() )
     return true;
   if( bra->is_Mach() ) {
@@ -550,16 +550,16 @@
 void PhaseCFG::convert_NeverBranch_to_Goto(Block *b) {
   // Find true target
   int end_idx = b->end_idx();
-  int idx = b->_nodes[end_idx+1]->as_Proj()->_con;
+  int idx = b->get_node(end_idx+1)->as_Proj()->_con;
   Block *succ = b->_succs[idx];
   Node* gto = _goto->clone(); // get a new goto node
   gto->set_req(0, b->head());
-  Node *bp = b->_nodes[end_idx];
-  b->_nodes.map(end_idx,gto); // Slam over NeverBranch
+  Node *bp = b->get_node(end_idx);
+  b->map_node(gto, end_idx); // Slam over NeverBranch
   map_node_to_block(gto, b);
   C->regalloc()->set_bad(gto->_idx);
-  b->_nodes.pop();              // Yank projections
-  b->_nodes.pop();              // Yank projections
+  b->pop_node();              // Yank projections
+  b->pop_node();              // Yank projections
   b->_succs.map(0,succ);        // Map only successor
   b->_num_succs = 1;
   // remap successor's predecessors if necessary
@@ -575,8 +575,8 @@
   // Scan through block, yanking dead path from
   // all regions and phis.
   dead->head()->del_req(j);
-  for( int k = 1; dead->_nodes[k]->is_Phi(); k++ )
-    dead->_nodes[k]->del_req(j);
+  for( int k = 1; dead->get_node(k)->is_Phi(); k++ )
+    dead->get_node(k)->del_req(j);
 }
 
 // Helper function to move block bx to the slot following b_index. Return
@@ -620,7 +620,7 @@
   if (e != Block::not_empty) {
     if (e == Block::empty_with_goto) {
       // Remove the goto, but leave the block.
-      b->_nodes.pop();
+      b->pop_node();
     }
     // Mark this block as a connector block, which will cause it to be
     // ignored in certain functions such as non_connector_successor().
@@ -663,7 +663,7 @@
     // to give a fake exit path to infinite loops.  At this late stage they
     // need to turn into Goto's so that when you enter the infinite loop you
     // indeed hang.
-    if (block->_nodes[block->end_idx()]->Opcode() == Op_NeverBranch) {
+    if (block->get_node(block->end_idx())->Opcode() == Op_NeverBranch) {
       convert_NeverBranch_to_Goto(block);
     }
 
@@ -720,9 +720,9 @@
     // exchange the true and false targets.
     if (no_flip_branch(block)) {
       // Find fall through case - if must fall into its target
-      int branch_idx = block->_nodes.size() - block->_num_succs;
+      int branch_idx = block->number_of_nodes() - block->_num_succs;
       for (uint j2 = 0; j2 < block->_num_succs; j2++) {
-        const ProjNode* p = block->_nodes[branch_idx + j2]->as_Proj();
+        const ProjNode* p = block->get_node(branch_idx + j2)->as_Proj();
         if (p->_con == 0) {
           // successor j2 is fall through case
           if (block->non_connector_successor(j2) != bnext) {
@@ -743,14 +743,14 @@
 
       // Remove all CatchProjs
       for (uint j = 0; j < block->_num_succs; j++) {
-        block->_nodes.pop();
+        block->pop_node();
       }
 
     } else if (block->_num_succs == 1) {
       // Block ends in a Goto?
       if (bnext == bs0) {
         // We fall into next block; remove the Goto
-        block->_nodes.pop();
+        block->pop_node();
       }
 
     } else if(block->_num_succs == 2) { // Block ends in a If?
@@ -759,9 +759,9 @@
       //       be projections (in any order), the 3rd last node must be
       //       the IfNode (we have excluded other 2-way exits such as
       //       CatchNodes already).
-      MachNode* iff   = block->_nodes[block->_nodes.size() - 3]->as_Mach();
-      ProjNode* proj0 = block->_nodes[block->_nodes.size() - 2]->as_Proj();
-      ProjNode* proj1 = block->_nodes[block->_nodes.size() - 1]->as_Proj();
+      MachNode* iff   = block->get_node(block->number_of_nodes() - 3)->as_Mach();
+      ProjNode* proj0 = block->get_node(block->number_of_nodes() - 2)->as_Proj();
+      ProjNode* proj1 = block->get_node(block->number_of_nodes() - 1)->as_Proj();
 
       // Assert that proj0 and succs[0] match up. Similarly for proj1 and succs[1].
       assert(proj0->raw_out(0) == block->_succs[0]->head(), "Mismatch successor 0");
@@ -833,8 +833,8 @@
         iff->as_MachIf()->negate();
       }
 
-      block->_nodes.pop();          // Remove IfFalse & IfTrue projections
-      block->_nodes.pop();
+      block->pop_node();          // Remove IfFalse & IfTrue projections
+      block->pop_node();
 
     } else {
       // Multi-exit block, e.g. a switch statement
@@ -895,13 +895,13 @@
   // Verify sane CFG
   for (uint i = 0; i < number_of_blocks(); i++) {
     Block* block = get_block(i);
-    uint cnt = block->_nodes.size();
+    uint cnt = block->number_of_nodes();
     uint j;
     for (j = 0; j < cnt; j++)  {
-      Node *n = block->_nodes[j];
+      Node *n = block->get_node(j);
       assert(get_block_for_node(n) == block, "");
       if (j >= 1 && n->is_Mach() && n->as_Mach()->ideal_Opcode() == Op_CreateEx) {
-        assert(j == 1 || block->_nodes[j-1]->is_Phi(), "CreateEx must be first instruction in block");
+        assert(j == 1 || block->get_node(j-1)->is_Phi(), "CreateEx must be first instruction in block");
       }
       for (uint k = 0; k < n->req(); k++) {
         Node *def = n->in(k);
@@ -930,14 +930,14 @@
     }
 
     j = block->end_idx();
-    Node* bp = (Node*)block->_nodes[block->_nodes.size() - 1]->is_block_proj();
+    Node* bp = (Node*)block->get_node(block->number_of_nodes() - 1)->is_block_proj();
     assert(bp, "last instruction must be a block proj");
-    assert(bp == block->_nodes[j], "wrong number of successors for this block");
+    assert(bp == block->get_node(j), "wrong number of successors for this block");
     if (bp->is_Catch()) {
-      while (block->_nodes[--j]->is_MachProj()) {
+      while (block->get_node(--j)->is_MachProj()) {
         ;
       }
-      assert(block->_nodes[j]->is_MachCall(), "CatchProj must follow call");
+      assert(block->get_node(j)->is_MachCall(), "CatchProj must follow call");
     } else if (bp->is_Mach() && bp->as_Mach()->ideal_Opcode() == Op_If) {
       assert(block->_num_succs == 2, "Conditional branch must have two targets");
     }
@@ -1440,9 +1440,9 @@
           Block *bnext = next(b);
           Block *bs0 = b->non_connector_successor(0);
 
-          MachNode *iff = b->_nodes[b->_nodes.size()-3]->as_Mach();
-          ProjNode *proj0 = b->_nodes[b->_nodes.size()-2]->as_Proj();
-          ProjNode *proj1 = b->_nodes[b->_nodes.size()-1]->as_Proj();
+          MachNode *iff = b->get_node(b->number_of_nodes() - 3)->as_Mach();
+          ProjNode *proj0 = b->get_node(b->number_of_nodes() - 2)->as_Proj();
+          ProjNode *proj1 = b->get_node(b->number_of_nodes() - 1)->as_Proj();
 
           if (bnext == bs0) {
             // Fall-thru case in succs[0], should be in succs[1]
@@ -1454,8 +1454,8 @@
             b->_succs.map( 1, tbs0 );
 
             // Flip projections to match targets
-            b->_nodes.map(b->_nodes.size()-2, proj1);
-            b->_nodes.map(b->_nodes.size()-1, proj0);
+            b->map_node(proj1, b->number_of_nodes() - 2);
+            b->map_node(proj0, b->number_of_nodes() - 1);
           }
         }
       }
--- a/src/share/vm/opto/block.hpp	Mon Aug 26 16:12:20 2013 +0200
+++ b/src/share/vm/opto/block.hpp	Mon Aug 26 12:50:23 2013 +0200
@@ -105,15 +105,53 @@
 // any optimization pass.  They are created late in the game.
 class Block : public CFGElement {
   friend class VMStructs;
- public:
+
+private:
   // Nodes in this block, in order
   Node_List _nodes;
 
+public:
+
+  // Get the node at index 'at_index', if 'at_index' is out of bounds return NULL
+  Node* get_node(uint at_index) const {
+    return _nodes[at_index];
+  }
+
+  // Get the number of nodes in this block
+  uint number_of_nodes() const {
+    return _nodes.size();
+  }
+
+  // Map a node 'node' to index 'to_index' in the block, if the index is out of bounds the size of the node list is increased
+  void map_node(Node* node, uint to_index) {
+    _nodes.map(to_index, node);
+  }
+
+  // Insert a node 'node' at index 'at_index', moving all nodes that are on a higher index one step, if 'at_index' is out of bounds we crash
+  void insert_node(Node* node, uint at_index) {
+    _nodes.insert(at_index, node);
+  }
+
+  // Remove a node at index 'at_index'
+  void remove_node(uint at_index) {
+    _nodes.remove(at_index);
+  }
+
+  // Push a node 'node' onto the node list
+  void push_node(Node* node) {
+    _nodes.push(node);
+  }
+
+  // Pop the last node off the node list
+  Node* pop_node() {
+    return _nodes.pop();
+  }
+
   // Basic blocks have a Node which defines Control for all Nodes pinned in
   // this block.  This Node is a RegionNode.  Exception-causing Nodes
   // (division, subroutines) and Phi functions are always pinned.  Later,
   // every Node will get pinned to some block.
-  Node *head() const { return _nodes[0]; }
+  Node *head() const { return get_node(0); }
 
   // CAUTION: num_preds() is ONE based, so that predecessor numbers match
   // input edges to Regions and Phis.
@@ -274,7 +312,7 @@
 
   // Add an instruction to an existing block.  It must go after the head
   // instruction and before the end instruction.
-  void add_inst( Node *n ) { _nodes.insert(end_idx(),n); }
+  void add_inst( Node *n ) { insert_node(n, end_idx()); }
   // Find node in block
   uint find_node( const Node *n ) const;
   // Find and remove n from block list
@@ -550,7 +588,7 @@
 
   // Insert a node into a block at index and map the node to the block
   void insert(Block *b, uint idx, Node *n) {
-    b->_nodes.insert( idx, n );
+    b->insert_node(n , idx);
     map_node_to_block(n, b);
   }
 
--- a/src/share/vm/opto/buildOopMap.cpp	Mon Aug 26 16:12:20 2013 +0200
+++ b/src/share/vm/opto/buildOopMap.cpp	Mon Aug 26 12:50:23 2013 +0200
@@ -121,8 +121,8 @@
 // Given reaching-defs for this block start, compute it for this block end
 void OopFlow::compute_reach( PhaseRegAlloc *regalloc, int max_reg, Dict *safehash ) {
 
-  for( uint i=0; i<_b->_nodes.size(); i++ ) {
-    Node *n = _b->_nodes[i];
+  for( uint i=0; i<_b->number_of_nodes(); i++ ) {
+    Node *n = _b->get_node(i);
 
     if( n->jvms() ) {           // Build an OopMap here?
       JVMState *jvms = n->jvms();
@@ -447,8 +447,8 @@
       }
 
       // Now walk tmp_live up the block backwards, computing live
-      for( int k=b->_nodes.size()-1; k>=0; k-- ) {
-        Node *n = b->_nodes[k];
+      for( int k=b->number_of_nodes()-1; k>=0; k-- ) {
+        Node *n = b->get_node(k);
         // KILL def'd bits
         int first = regalloc->get_reg_first(n);
         int second = regalloc->get_reg_second(n);
@@ -544,12 +544,12 @@
     for (i = 1; i < cfg->number_of_blocks(); i++) {
       Block* block = cfg->get_block(i);
       uint j;
-      for (j = 1; j < block->_nodes.size(); j++) {
-        if (block->_nodes[j]->jvms() && (*safehash)[block->_nodes[j]] == NULL) {
+      for (j = 1; j < block->number_of_nodes(); j++) {
+        if (block->get_node(j)->jvms() && (*safehash)[block->get_node(j)] == NULL) {
            break;
         }
       }
-      if (j < block->_nodes.size()) {
+      if (j < block->number_of_nodes()) {
         break;
       }
     }
--- a/src/share/vm/opto/chaitin.cpp	Mon Aug 26 16:12:20 2013 +0200
+++ b/src/share/vm/opto/chaitin.cpp	Mon Aug 26 12:50:23 2013 +0200
@@ -301,7 +301,7 @@
       // Copy kill projections after the cloned node
       Node* kills = proj->clone();
       kills->set_req(0, copy);
-      b->_nodes.insert(idx++, kills);
+      b->insert_node(kills, idx++);
       _cfg.map_node_to_block(kills, b);
       new_lrg(kills, max_lrg_id++);
     }
@@ -682,11 +682,11 @@
   uint lr_counter = 1;
   for( uint i = 0; i < _cfg.number_of_blocks(); i++ ) {
     Block* block = _cfg.get_block(i);
-    uint cnt = block->_nodes.size();
+    uint cnt = block->number_of_nodes();
 
     // Handle all the normal Nodes in the block
     for( uint j = 0; j < cnt; j++ ) {
-      Node *n = block->_nodes[j];
+      Node *n = block->get_node(j);
       // Pre-color to the zero live range, or pick virtual register
       const RegMask &rm = n->out_RegMask();
       _lrg_map.map(n->_idx, rm.is_NotEmpty() ? lr_counter++ : 0);
@@ -710,8 +710,8 @@
     Block* block = _cfg.get_block(i);
 
     // For all instructions
-    for (uint j = 1; j < block->_nodes.size(); j++) {
-      Node* n = block->_nodes[j];
+    for (uint j = 1; j < block->number_of_nodes(); j++) {
+      Node* n = block->get_node(j);
       uint input_edge_start =1; // Skip control most nodes
       if (n->is_Mach()) {
         input_edge_start = n->as_Mach()->oper_input_base();
@@ -1604,7 +1604,7 @@
     // For all instructions in block
     uint last_inst = block->end_idx();
     for (uint j = 1; j <= last_inst; j++) {
-      Node* n = block->_nodes[j];
+      Node* n = block->get_node(j);
 
       // Dead instruction???
       assert( n->outcnt() != 0 ||// Nothing dead after post alloc
@@ -1641,7 +1641,7 @@
             assert( cisc->oper_input_base() == 2, "Only adding one edge");
             cisc->ins_req(1,src);         // Requires a memory edge
           }
-          block->_nodes.map(j,cisc);          // Insert into basic block
+          block->map_node(cisc, j);          // Insert into basic block
           n->subsume_by(cisc, C); // Correct graph
           //
           ++_used_cisc_instructions;
@@ -1698,7 +1698,7 @@
       // (where top() node is placed).
       base->init_req(0, _cfg.get_root_node());
       Block *startb = _cfg.get_block_for_node(C->top());
-      startb->_nodes.insert(startb->find_node(C->top()), base );
+      startb->insert_node(base, startb->find_node(C->top()));
       _cfg.map_node_to_block(base, startb);
       assert(_lrg_map.live_range_id(base) == 0, "should not have LRG yet");
     }
@@ -1743,9 +1743,9 @@
   // Search the current block for an existing base-Phi
   Block *b = _cfg.get_block_for_node(derived);
   for( i = 1; i <= b->end_idx(); i++ ) {// Search for matching Phi
-    Node *phi = b->_nodes[i];
+    Node *phi = b->get_node(i);
     if( !phi->is_Phi() ) {      // Found end of Phis with no match?
-      b->_nodes.insert( i, base ); // Must insert created Phi here as base
+      b->insert_node(base,  i); // Must insert created Phi here as base
       _cfg.map_node_to_block(base, b);
       new_lrg(base,maxlrg++);
       break;
@@ -1786,7 +1786,7 @@
     IndexSet liveout(_live->live(block));
 
     for (uint j = block->end_idx() + 1; j > 1; j--) {
-      Node* n = block->_nodes[j - 1];
+      Node* n = block->get_node(j - 1);
 
       // Pre-split compares of loop-phis.  Loop-phis form a cycle we would
       // like to see in the same register.  Compare uses the loop-phi and so
@@ -1979,8 +1979,8 @@
   b->dump_head(&_cfg);
 
   // For all instructions
-  for( uint j = 0; j < b->_nodes.size(); j++ )
-    dump(b->_nodes[j]);
+  for( uint j = 0; j < b->number_of_nodes(); j++ )
+    dump(b->get_node(j));
   // Print live-out info at end of block
   if( _live ) {
     tty->print("Liveout: ");
@@ -2271,8 +2271,8 @@
     int dump_once = 0;
 
     // For all instructions
-    for( uint j = 0; j < block->_nodes.size(); j++ ) {
-      Node *n = block->_nodes[j];
+    for( uint j = 0; j < block->number_of_nodes(); j++ ) {
+      Node *n = block->get_node(j);
       if (_lrg_map.find_const(n) == lidx) {
         if (!dump_once++) {
           tty->cr();
--- a/src/share/vm/opto/coalesce.cpp	Mon Aug 26 16:12:20 2013 +0200
+++ b/src/share/vm/opto/coalesce.cpp	Mon Aug 26 12:50:23 2013 +0200
@@ -54,9 +54,9 @@
     for( j=0; j<b->_num_succs; j++ )
       tty->print("B%d ",b->_succs[j]->_pre_order);
     tty->print(" IDom: B%d/#%d\n", b->_idom ? b->_idom->_pre_order : 0, b->_dom_depth);
-    uint cnt = b->_nodes.size();
+    uint cnt = b->number_of_nodes();
     for( j=0; j<cnt; j++ ) {
-      Node *n = b->_nodes[j];
+      Node *n = b->get_node(j);
       dump( n );
       tty->print("\t%s\t",n->Name());
 
@@ -152,7 +152,7 @@
   // after the last use.  Last use is really first-use on a backwards scan.
   uint i = b->end_idx()-1;
   while(1) {
-    Node *n = b->_nodes[i];
+    Node *n = b->get_node(i);
     // Check for end of virtual copies; this is also the end of the
     // parallel renaming effort.
     if (n->_idx < _unique) {
@@ -174,7 +174,7 @@
   // the last kill.  Thus it is the first kill on a backwards scan.
   i = b->end_idx()-1;
   while (1) {
-    Node *n = b->_nodes[i];
+    Node *n = b->get_node(i);
     // Check for end of virtual copies; this is also the end of the
     // parallel renaming effort.
     if (n->_idx < _unique) {
@@ -200,13 +200,13 @@
     tmp ->set_req(idx,copy->in(idx));
     copy->set_req(idx,tmp);
     // Save source in temp early, before source is killed
-    b->_nodes.insert(kill_src_idx,tmp);
+    b->insert_node(tmp, kill_src_idx);
     _phc._cfg.map_node_to_block(tmp, b);
     last_use_idx++;
   }
 
   // Insert just after last use
-  b->_nodes.insert(last_use_idx+1,copy);
+  b->insert_node(copy, last_use_idx + 1);
 }
 
 void PhaseAggressiveCoalesce::insert_copies( Matcher &matcher ) {
@@ -237,8 +237,8 @@
     Block *b = _phc._cfg.get_block(i);
     uint cnt = b->num_preds();  // Number of inputs to the Phi
 
-    for( uint l = 1; l<b->_nodes.size(); l++ ) {
-      Node *n = b->_nodes[l];
+    for( uint l = 1; l<b->number_of_nodes(); l++ ) {
+      Node *n = b->get_node(l);
 
       // Do not use removed-copies, use copied value instead
       uint ncnt = n->req();
@@ -260,7 +260,7 @@
         if (_phc._lrg_map.find(n) == _phc._lrg_map.find(def)) {
           n->replace_by(def);
           n->set_req(cidx,NULL);
-          b->_nodes.remove(l);
+          b->remove_node(l);
           l--;
           continue;
         }
@@ -321,13 +321,13 @@
                m->as_Mach()->rematerialize()) {
               copy = m->clone();
               // Insert the copy in the basic block, just before us
-              b->_nodes.insert(l++, copy);
+              b->insert_node(copy, l++);
               l += _phc.clone_projs(b, l, m, copy, _phc._lrg_map);
             } else {
               const RegMask *rm = C->matcher()->idealreg2spillmask[m->ideal_reg()];
               copy = new (C) MachSpillCopyNode(m, *rm, *rm);
               // Insert the copy in the basic block, just before us
-              b->_nodes.insert(l++, copy);
+              b->insert_node(copy, l++);
             }
             // Insert the copy in the use-def chain
             n->set_req(idx, copy);
@@ -376,7 +376,7 @@
               // Insert the copy in the use-def chain
               n->set_req(inpidx, copy );
               // Insert the copy in the basic block, just before us
-              b->_nodes.insert( l++, copy );
+              b->insert_node(copy,  l++);
               // Extend ("register allocate") the names array for the copy.
               uint max_lrg_id = _phc._lrg_map.max_lrg_id();
               _phc.new_lrg(copy, max_lrg_id);
@@ -431,8 +431,8 @@
     }
 
     // Visit all the Phis in successor block
-    for( uint k = 1; k<bs->_nodes.size(); k++ ) {
-      Node *n = bs->_nodes[k];
+    for( uint k = 1; k<bs->number_of_nodes(); k++ ) {
+      Node *n = bs->get_node(k);
       if( !n->is_Phi() ) break;
       combine_these_two( n, n->in(j) );
     }
@@ -442,7 +442,7 @@
   // Check _this_ block for 2-address instructions and copies.
   uint cnt = b->end_idx();
   for( i = 1; i<cnt; i++ ) {
-    Node *n = b->_nodes[i];
+    Node *n = b->get_node(i);
     uint idx;
     // 2-address instructions have a virtual Copy matching their input
     // to their output
@@ -490,10 +490,10 @@
   dst_copy->set_req( didx, src_def );
   // Add copy to free list
   // _phc.free_spillcopy(b->_nodes[bindex]);
-  assert( b->_nodes[bindex] == dst_copy, "" );
+  assert( b->get_node(bindex) == dst_copy, "" );
   dst_copy->replace_by( dst_copy->in(didx) );
   dst_copy->set_req( didx, NULL);
-  b->_nodes.remove(bindex);
+  b->remove_node(bindex);
   if( bindex < b->_ihrp_index ) b->_ihrp_index--;
   if( bindex < b->_fhrp_index ) b->_fhrp_index--;
 
@@ -523,8 +523,8 @@
       bindex2 = b2->end_idx()-1;
     }
     // Get prior instruction
-    assert(bindex2 < b2->_nodes.size(), "index out of bounds");
-    Node *x = b2->_nodes[bindex2];
+    assert(bindex2 < b2->number_of_nodes(), "index out of bounds");
+    Node *x = b2->get_node(bindex2);
     if( x == prev_copy ) {      // Previous copy in copy chain?
       if( prev_copy == src_copy)// Found end of chain and all interferences
         break;                  // So break out of loop
@@ -776,7 +776,7 @@
   for( uint i = 1; i<b->end_idx(); i++ ) {
     // Check for actual copies on inputs.  Coalesce a copy into its
     // input if use and copy's input are compatible.
-    Node *copy1 = b->_nodes[i];
+    Node *copy1 = b->get_node(i);
     uint idx1 = copy1->is_Copy();
     if( !idx1 ) continue;       // Not a copy
 
--- a/src/share/vm/opto/compile.cpp	Mon Aug 26 16:12:20 2013 +0200
+++ b/src/share/vm/opto/compile.cpp	Mon Aug 26 12:50:23 2013 +0200
@@ -2258,7 +2258,7 @@
     if (block->is_connector() && !Verbose) {
       continue;
     }
-    n = block->_nodes[0];
+    n = block->head();
     if (pcs && n->_idx < pc_limit) {
       tty->print("%3.3x   ", pcs[n->_idx]);
     } else {
@@ -2273,12 +2273,12 @@
 
     // For all instructions
     Node *delay = NULL;
-    for (uint j = 0; j < block->_nodes.size(); j++) {
+    for (uint j = 0; j < block->number_of_nodes(); j++) {
       if (VMThread::should_terminate()) {
         cut_short = true;
         break;
       }
-      n = block->_nodes[j];
+      n = block->get_node(j);
       if (valid_bundle_info(n)) {
         Bundle* bundle = node_bundling(n);
         if (bundle->used_in_unconditional_delay()) {
--- a/src/share/vm/opto/domgraph.cpp	Mon Aug 26 16:12:20 2013 +0200
+++ b/src/share/vm/opto/domgraph.cpp	Mon Aug 26 12:50:23 2013 +0200
@@ -211,21 +211,21 @@
 uint Block_Stack::most_frequent_successor( Block *b ) {
   uint freq_idx = 0;
   int eidx = b->end_idx();
-  Node *n = b->_nodes[eidx];
+  Node *n = b->get_node(eidx);
   int op = n->is_Mach() ? n->as_Mach()->ideal_Opcode() : n->Opcode();
   switch( op ) {
   case Op_CountedLoopEnd:
   case Op_If: {               // Split frequency amongst children
     float prob = n->as_MachIf()->_prob;
     // Is succ[0] the TRUE branch or the FALSE branch?
-    if( b->_nodes[eidx+1]->Opcode() == Op_IfFalse )
+    if( b->get_node(eidx+1)->Opcode() == Op_IfFalse )
       prob = 1.0f - prob;
     freq_idx = prob < PROB_FAIR;      // freq=1 for succ[0] < 0.5 prob
     break;
   }
   case Op_Catch:                // Split frequency amongst children
     for( freq_idx = 0; freq_idx < b->_num_succs; freq_idx++ )
-      if( b->_nodes[eidx+1+freq_idx]->as_CatchProj()->_con == CatchProjNode::fall_through_index )
+      if( b->get_node(eidx+1+freq_idx)->as_CatchProj()->_con == CatchProjNode::fall_through_index )
         break;
     // Handle case of no fall-thru (e.g., check-cast MUST throw an exception)
     if( freq_idx == b->_num_succs ) freq_idx = 0;
--- a/src/share/vm/opto/gcm.cpp	Mon Aug 26 16:12:20 2013 +0200
+++ b/src/share/vm/opto/gcm.cpp	Mon Aug 26 12:50:23 2013 +0200
@@ -102,12 +102,12 @@
     uint j = 0;
     if (pb->_num_succs != 1) {  // More then 1 successor?
       // Search for successor
-      uint max = pb->_nodes.size();
+      uint max = pb->number_of_nodes();
       assert( max > 1, "" );
       uint start = max - pb->_num_succs;
       // Find which output path belongs to projection
       for (j = start; j < max; j++) {
-        if( pb->_nodes[j] == in0 )
+        if( pb->get_node(j) == in0 )
           break;
       }
       assert( j < max, "must find" );
@@ -1027,8 +1027,8 @@
   Block* least       = LCA;
   double least_freq  = least->_freq;
   uint target        = get_latency_for_node(self);
-  uint start_latency = get_latency_for_node(LCA->_nodes[0]);
-  uint end_latency   = get_latency_for_node(LCA->_nodes[LCA->end_idx()]);
+  uint start_latency = get_latency_for_node(LCA->head());
+  uint end_latency   = get_latency_for_node(LCA->get_node(LCA->end_idx()));
   bool in_latency    = (target <= start_latency);
   const Block* root_block = get_block_for_node(_root);
 
@@ -1049,9 +1049,9 @@
     self->dump();
     tty->print_cr("#   B%d: start latency for [%4d]=%d, end latency for [%4d]=%d, freq=%g",
       LCA->_pre_order,
-      LCA->_nodes[0]->_idx,
+      LCA->head()->_idx,
       start_latency,
-      LCA->_nodes[LCA->end_idx()]->_idx,
+      LCA->get_node(LCA->end_idx())->_idx,
       end_latency,
       least_freq);
   }
@@ -1074,14 +1074,14 @@
     if (mach && LCA == root_block)
       break;
 
-    uint start_lat = get_latency_for_node(LCA->_nodes[0]);
+    uint start_lat = get_latency_for_node(LCA->head());
     uint end_idx   = LCA->end_idx();
-    uint end_lat   = get_latency_for_node(LCA->_nodes[end_idx]);
+    uint end_lat   = get_latency_for_node(LCA->get_node(end_idx));
     double LCA_freq = LCA->_freq;
 #ifndef PRODUCT
     if (trace_opto_pipelining()) {
       tty->print_cr("#   B%d: start latency for [%4d]=%d, end latency for [%4d]=%d, freq=%g",
-        LCA->_pre_order, LCA->_nodes[0]->_idx, start_lat, end_idx, end_lat, LCA_freq);
+        LCA->_pre_order, LCA->head()->_idx, start_lat, end_idx, end_lat, LCA_freq);
     }
 #endif
     cand_cnt++;
@@ -1726,7 +1726,7 @@
 // Determine the probability of reaching successor 'i' from the receiver block.
 float Block::succ_prob(uint i) {
   int eidx = end_idx();
-  Node *n = _nodes[eidx];  // Get ending Node
+  Node *n = get_node(eidx);  // Get ending Node
 
   int op = n->Opcode();
   if (n->is_Mach()) {
@@ -1761,7 +1761,7 @@
     float prob  = n->as_MachIf()->_prob;
     assert(prob >= 0.0 && prob <= 1.0, "out of range probability");
     // If succ[i] is the FALSE branch, invert path info
-    if( _nodes[i + eidx + 1]->Opcode() == Op_IfFalse ) {
+    if( get_node(i + eidx + 1)->Opcode() == Op_IfFalse ) {
       return 1.0f - prob; // not taken
     } else {
       return prob; // taken
@@ -1773,7 +1773,7 @@
     return 1.0f/_num_succs;
 
   case Op_Catch: {
-    const CatchProjNode *ci = _nodes[i + eidx + 1]->as_CatchProj();
+    const CatchProjNode *ci = get_node(i + eidx + 1)->as_CatchProj();
     if (ci->_con == CatchProjNode::fall_through_index) {
       // Fall-thru path gets the lion's share.
       return 1.0f - PROB_UNLIKELY_MAG(5)*_num_succs;
@@ -1810,7 +1810,7 @@
 // Return the number of fall-through candidates for a block
 int Block::num_fall_throughs() {
   int eidx = end_idx();
-  Node *n = _nodes[eidx];  // Get ending Node
+  Node *n = get_node(eidx);  // Get ending Node
 
   int op = n->Opcode();
   if (n->is_Mach()) {
@@ -1834,7 +1834,7 @@
 
   case Op_Catch: {
     for (uint i = 0; i < _num_succs; i++) {
-      const CatchProjNode *ci = _nodes[i + eidx + 1]->as_CatchProj();
+      const CatchProjNode *ci = get_node(i + eidx + 1)->as_CatchProj();
       if (ci->_con == CatchProjNode::fall_through_index) {
         return 1;
       }
@@ -1862,14 +1862,14 @@
 // Return true if a specific successor could be fall-through target.
 bool Block::succ_fall_through(uint i) {
   int eidx = end_idx();
-  Node *n = _nodes[eidx];  // Get ending Node
+  Node *n = get_node(eidx);  // Get ending Node
 
   int op = n->Opcode();
   if (n->is_Mach()) {
     if (n->is_MachNullCheck()) {
       // In theory, either side can fall-thru, for simplicity sake,
       // let's say only the false branch can now.
-      return _nodes[i + eidx + 1]->Opcode() == Op_IfFalse;
+      return get_node(i + eidx + 1)->Opcode() == Op_IfFalse;
     }
     op = n->as_Mach()->ideal_Opcode();
   }
@@ -1883,7 +1883,7 @@
     return true;
 
   case Op_Catch: {
-    const CatchProjNode *ci = _nodes[i + eidx + 1]->as_CatchProj();
+    const CatchProjNode *ci = get_node(i + eidx + 1)->as_CatchProj();
     return ci->_con == CatchProjNode::fall_through_index;
   }
 
@@ -1907,7 +1907,7 @@
 // Update the probability of a two-branch to be uncommon
 void Block::update_uncommon_branch(Block* ub) {
   int eidx = end_idx();
-  Node *n = _nodes[eidx];  // Get ending Node
+  Node *n = get_node(eidx);  // Get ending Node
 
   int op = n->as_Mach()->ideal_Opcode();
 
@@ -1923,7 +1923,7 @@
 
   // If ub is the true path, make the proability small, else
   // ub is the false path, and make the probability large
-  bool invert = (_nodes[s + eidx + 1]->Opcode() == Op_IfFalse);
+  bool invert = (get_node(s + eidx + 1)->Opcode() == Op_IfFalse);
 
   // Get existing probability
   float p = n->as_MachIf()->_prob;
--- a/src/share/vm/opto/idealGraphPrinter.cpp	Mon Aug 26 16:12:20 2013 +0200
+++ b/src/share/vm/opto/idealGraphPrinter.cpp	Mon Aug 26 12:50:23 2013 +0200
@@ -639,8 +639,8 @@
     // reachable but are in the CFG so add them here.
     for (uint i = 0; i < C->cfg()->number_of_blocks(); i++) {
       Block* block = C->cfg()->get_block(i);
-      for (uint s = 0; s < block->_nodes.size(); s++) {
-        nodeStack.push(block->_nodes[s]);
+      for (uint s = 0; s < block->number_of_nodes(); s++) {
+        nodeStack.push(block->get_node(s));
       }
     }
   }
@@ -713,9 +713,9 @@
       tail(SUCCESSORS_ELEMENT);
 
       head(NODES_ELEMENT);
-      for (uint s = 0; s < block->_nodes.size(); s++) {
+      for (uint s = 0; s < block->number_of_nodes(); s++) {
         begin_elem(NODE_ELEMENT);
-        print_attr(NODE_ID_PROPERTY, get_node_id(block->_nodes[s]));
+        print_attr(NODE_ID_PROPERTY, get_node_id(block->get_node(s)));
         end_elem();
       }
       tail(NODES_ELEMENT);
--- a/src/share/vm/opto/ifg.cpp	Mon Aug 26 16:12:20 2013 +0200
+++ b/src/share/vm/opto/ifg.cpp	Mon Aug 26 12:50:23 2013 +0200
@@ -319,7 +319,7 @@
     // value is then removed from the live-ness set and it's inputs are
     // added to the live-ness set.
     for (uint j = block->end_idx() + 1; j > 1; j--) {
-      Node* n = block->_nodes[j - 1];
+      Node* n = block->get_node(j - 1);
 
       // Get value being defined
       uint r = _lrg_map.live_range_id(n);
@@ -456,7 +456,7 @@
     // Compute first nonphi node index
     uint first_inst;
     for (first_inst = 1; first_inst < last_inst; first_inst++) {
-      if (!block->_nodes[first_inst]->is_Phi()) {
+      if (!block->get_node(first_inst)->is_Phi()) {
         break;
       }
     }
@@ -464,15 +464,15 @@
     // Spills could be inserted before CreateEx node which should be
     // first instruction in block after Phis. Move CreateEx up.
     for (uint insidx = first_inst; insidx < last_inst; insidx++) {
-      Node *ex = block->_nodes[insidx];
+      Node *ex = block->get_node(insidx);
       if (ex->is_SpillCopy()) {
         continue;
       }
       if (insidx > first_inst && ex->is_Mach() && ex->as_Mach()->ideal_Opcode() == Op_CreateEx) {
         // If the CreateEx isn't above all the MachSpillCopies
         // then move it to the top.
-        block->_nodes.remove(insidx);
-        block->_nodes.insert(first_inst, ex);
+        block->remove_node(insidx);
+        block->insert_node(ex, first_inst);
       }
       // Stop once a CreateEx or any other node is found
       break;
@@ -523,7 +523,7 @@
     // to the live-ness set.
     uint j;
     for (j = last_inst + 1; j > 1; j--) {
-      Node* n = block->_nodes[j - 1];
+      Node* n = block->get_node(j - 1);
 
       // Get value being defined
       uint r = _lrg_map.live_range_id(n);
@@ -541,7 +541,7 @@
           if( !n->is_Proj() ||
               // Could also be a flags-projection of a dead ADD or such.
               (_lrg_map.live_range_id(def) && !liveout.member(_lrg_map.live_range_id(def)))) {
-            block->_nodes.remove(j - 1);
+            block->remove_node(j - 1);
             if (lrgs(r)._def == n) {
               lrgs(r)._def = 0;
             }
@@ -605,7 +605,7 @@
             // (j - 1) is index for current instruction 'n'
             Node *m = n;
             for (uint i = j; i <= last_inst && m->is_SpillCopy(); ++i) {
-              m = block->_nodes[i];
+              m = block->get_node(i);
             }
             if (m == single_use) {
               lrgs(r)._area = 0.0;
@@ -772,20 +772,20 @@
 
     // Compute high pressure indice; avoid landing in the middle of projnodes
     j = hrp_index[0];
-    if (j < block->_nodes.size() && j < block->end_idx() + 1) {
-      Node* cur = block->_nodes[j];
+    if (j < block->number_of_nodes() && j < block->end_idx() + 1) {
+      Node* cur = block->get_node(j);
       while (cur->is_Proj() || (cur->is_MachNullCheck()) || cur->is_Catch()) {
         j--;
-        cur = block->_nodes[j];
+        cur = block->get_node(j);
       }
     }
     block->_ihrp_index = j;
     j = hrp_index[1];
-    if (j < block->_nodes.size() && j < block->end_idx() + 1) {
-      Node* cur = block->_nodes[j];
+    if (j < block->number_of_nodes() && j < block->end_idx() + 1) {
+      Node* cur = block->get_node(j);
       while (cur->is_Proj() || (cur->is_MachNullCheck()) || cur->is_Catch()) {
         j--;
-        cur = block->_nodes[j];
+        cur = block->get_node(j);
       }
     }
     block->_fhrp_index = j;
--- a/src/share/vm/opto/lcm.cpp	Mon Aug 26 16:12:20 2013 +0200
+++ b/src/share/vm/opto/lcm.cpp	Mon Aug 26 12:50:23 2013 +0200
@@ -75,11 +75,11 @@
   // Get the successor block for if the test ptr is non-null
   Block* not_null_block;  // this one goes with the proj
   Block* null_block;
-  if (_nodes[_nodes.size()-1] == proj) {
+  if (get_node(number_of_nodes()-1) == proj) {
     null_block     = _succs[0];
     not_null_block = _succs[1];
   } else {
-    assert(_nodes[_nodes.size()-2] == proj, "proj is one or the other");
+    assert(get_node(number_of_nodes()-2) == proj, "proj is one or the other");
     not_null_block = _succs[0];
     null_block     = _succs[1];
   }
@@ -94,7 +94,7 @@
   {
     bool found_trap = false;
     for (uint i1 = 0; i1 < null_block->_nodes.size(); i1++) {
-      Node* nn = null_block->_nodes[i1];
+      Node* nn = null_block->get_node(i1);
       if (nn->is_MachCall() &&
           nn->as_MachCall()->entry_point() == SharedRuntime::uncommon_trap_blob()->entry_point()) {
         const Type* trtype = nn->in(TypeFunc::Parms)->bottom_type();
@@ -282,7 +282,7 @@
       while( b != this ) {
         uint k;
         for( k = 1; k < b->_nodes.size(); k++ ) {
-          Node *n = b->_nodes[k];
+          Node *n = b->get_node(k);
           if( n->needs_anti_dependence_check() &&
               n->in(LoadNode::Memory) == mach->in(StoreNode::Memory) )
             break;              // Found anti-dependent load
@@ -344,8 +344,8 @@
   cfg->map_node_to_block(best, this);
 
   // Move the control dependence
-  if (best->in(0) && best->in(0) == old_block->_nodes[0])
-    best->set_req(0, _nodes[0]);
+  if (best->in(0) && best->in(0) == old_block->head())
+    best->set_req(0, head());
 
   // Check for flag-killing projections that also need to be hoisted
   // Should be DU safe because no edge updates.
@@ -368,8 +368,8 @@
   // We need to flip the projections to keep the same semantics.
   if( proj->Opcode() == Op_IfTrue ) {
     // Swap order of projections in basic block to swap branch targets
-    Node *tmp1 = _nodes[end_idx()+1];
-    Node *tmp2 = _nodes[end_idx()+2];
+    Node *tmp1 = get_node(end_idx()+1);
+    Node *tmp2 = get_node(end_idx()+2);
     _nodes.map(end_idx()+1, tmp2);
     _nodes.map(end_idx()+2, tmp1);
     Node *tmp = new (C) Node(C->top()); // Use not NULL input
@@ -624,7 +624,7 @@
   int op = mcall->ideal_Opcode();
   MachProjNode *proj = new (matcher.C) MachProjNode( mcall, r_cnt+1, RegMask::Empty, MachProjNode::fat_proj );
   cfg->map_node_to_block(proj, this);
-  _nodes.insert(node_cnt++, proj);
+  insert_node(proj, node_cnt++);
 
   // Select the right register save policy.
   const char * save_policy;
@@ -685,7 +685,7 @@
       tty->print_cr("# --- schedule_local B%d, before: ---", _pre_order);
       for (uint i = 0;i < _nodes.size();i++) {
         tty->print("# ");
-        _nodes[i]->fast_dump();
+        get_node(i)->fast_dump();
       }
       tty->print_cr("#");
     }
@@ -699,11 +699,11 @@
   uint phi_cnt = 1;
   uint i;
   for( i = 1; i<node_cnt; i++ ) { // Scan for Phi
-    Node *n = _nodes[i];
+    Node *n = get_node(i);
     if( n->is_Phi() ||          // Found a PhiNode or ParmNode
         (n->is_Proj()  && n->in(0) == head()) ) {
       // Move guy at 'phi_cnt' to the end; makes a hole at phi_cnt
-      _nodes.map(i,_nodes[phi_cnt]);
+      _nodes.map(i,get_node(phi_cnt));
       _nodes.map(phi_cnt++,n);  // swap Phi/Parm up front
     } else {                    // All others
       // Count block-local inputs to 'n'
@@ -748,12 +748,12 @@
     }
   }
   for(uint i2=i; i2<_nodes.size(); i2++ ) // Trailing guys get zapped count
-    ready_cnt.at_put(_nodes[i2]->_idx, 0);
+    ready_cnt.at_put(get_node(i2)->_idx, 0);
 
   // All the prescheduled guys do not hold back internal nodes
   uint i3;
   for(i3 = 0; i3<phi_cnt; i3++ ) {  // For all pre-scheduled
-    Node *n = _nodes[i3];       // Get pre-scheduled
+    Node *n = get_node(i3);       // Get pre-scheduled
     for (DUIterator_Fast jmax, j = n->fast_outs(jmax); j < jmax; j++) {
       Node* m = n->fast_out(j);
       if (cfg->get_block_for_node(m) == this) { // Local-block user
@@ -767,7 +767,7 @@
   // Make a worklist
   Node_List worklist;
   for(uint i4=i3; i4<node_cnt; i4++ ) {    // Put ready guys on worklist
-    Node *m = _nodes[i4];
+    Node *m = get_node(i4);
     if( !ready_cnt.at(m->_idx) ) {   // Zero ready count?
       if (m->is_iteratively_computed()) {
         // Push induction variable increments last to allow other uses
@@ -789,12 +789,12 @@
   }
 
   // Warm up the 'next_call' heuristic bits
-  needed_for_next_call(_nodes[0], next_call, cfg);
+  needed_for_next_call(head(), next_call, cfg);
 
 #ifndef PRODUCT
     if (cfg->trace_opto_pipelining()) {
       for (uint j=0; j<_nodes.size(); j++) {
-        Node     *n = _nodes[j];
+        Node     *n = get_node(j);
         int     idx = n->_idx;
         tty->print("#   ready cnt:%3d  ", ready_cnt.at(idx));
         tty->print("latency:%3d  ", cfg->get_latency_for_node(n));
@@ -851,7 +851,7 @@
 
       MachProjNode *proj = new (matcher.C) MachProjNode( n, 1, RegMask::Empty, MachProjNode::fat_proj );
       cfg->map_node_to_block(proj, this);
-      _nodes.insert(phi_cnt++, proj);
+      insert_node(proj, phi_cnt++);
 
       add_call_kills(proj, regs, matcher._c_reg_save_policy, false);
     }
@@ -893,7 +893,7 @@
     tty->print_cr("# after schedule_local");
     for (uint i = 0;i < _nodes.size();i++) {
       tty->print("# ");
-      _nodes[i]->fast_dump();
+      get_node(i)->fast_dump();
     }
     tty->cr();
   }
@@ -952,7 +952,7 @@
     // Check to see if the use_blk already has an identical phi inserted.
     // If it exists, it will be at the first position since all uses of a
     // def are processed together.
-    Node *phi = use_blk->_nodes[1];
+    Node *phi = use_blk->get_node(1);
     if( phi->is_Phi() ) {
       fixup = phi;
       for (uint k = 1; k < use_blk->num_preds(); k++) {
@@ -967,7 +967,7 @@
     // If an existing PhiNode was not found, make a new one.
     if (fixup == NULL) {
       Node *new_phi = PhiNode::make(use_blk->head(), def);
-      use_blk->_nodes.insert(1, new_phi);
+      use_blk->insert_node(new_phi, 1);
       cfg->map_node_to_block(new_phi, use_blk);
       for (uint k = 1; k < use_blk->num_preds(); k++) {
         new_phi->set_req(k, inputs[k]);
@@ -977,7 +977,7 @@
 
   } else {
     // Found the use just below the Catch.  Make it use the clone.
-    fixup = use_blk->_nodes[n_clone_idx];
+    fixup = use_blk->get_node(n_clone_idx);
   }
 
   return fixup;
@@ -997,11 +997,11 @@
   for( uint k = 0; k < blk->_num_succs; k++ ) {
     // Get clone in each successor block
     Block *sb = blk->_succs[k];
-    Node *clone = sb->_nodes[offset_idx+1];
+    Node *clone = sb->get_node(offset_idx+1);
     assert( clone->Opcode() == use->Opcode(), "" );
 
     // Make use-clone reference the def-clone
-    catch_cleanup_fix_all_inputs(clone, def, sb->_nodes[n_clone_idx]);
+    catch_cleanup_fix_all_inputs(clone, def, sb->get_node(n_clone_idx));
   }
 }
 
@@ -1022,11 +1022,11 @@
 
   // End of region to clone
   uint end = end_idx();
-  if( !_nodes[end]->is_Catch() ) return;
+  if( !get_node(end)->is_Catch() ) return;
   // Start of region to clone
   uint beg = end;
-  while(!_nodes[beg-1]->is_MachProj() ||
-        !_nodes[beg-1]->in(0)->is_MachCall() ) {
+  while(!get_node(beg-1)->is_MachProj() ||
+        !get_node(beg-1)->in(0)->is_MachCall() ) {
     beg--;
     assert(beg > 0,"Catch cleanup walking beyond block boundary");
   }
@@ -1041,8 +1041,8 @@
     for( uint j = end; j > beg; j-- ) {
       // It is safe here to clone a node with anti_dependence
       // since clones dominate on each path.
-      Node *clone = _nodes[j-1]->clone();
-      sb->_nodes.insert( 1, clone );
+      Node *clone = get_node(j-1)->clone();
+      sb->insert_node(clone, 1);
       cfg->map_node_to_block(clone, sb);
     }
   }
@@ -1051,7 +1051,7 @@
   // Fixup edges.  Check the def-use info per cloned Node
   for(uint i2 = beg; i2 < end; i2++ ) {
     uint n_clone_idx = i2-beg+1; // Index of clone of n in each successor block
-    Node *n = _nodes[i2];        // Node that got cloned
+    Node *n = get_node(i2);        // Node that got cloned
     // Need DU safe iterator because of edge manipulation in calls.
     Unique_Node_List *out = new Unique_Node_List(Thread::current()->resource_area());
     for (DUIterator_Fast j1max, j1 = n->fast_outs(j1max); j1 < j1max; j1++) {
@@ -1081,8 +1081,8 @@
 
   // Remove the now-dead cloned ops
   for(uint i3 = beg; i3 < end; i3++ ) {
-    _nodes[beg]->disconnect_inputs(NULL, C);
-    _nodes.remove(beg);
+    get_node(beg)->disconnect_inputs(NULL, C);
+    remove_node(beg);
   }
 
   // If the successor blocks have a CreateEx node, move it back to the top
@@ -1091,20 +1091,20 @@
     uint new_cnt = end - beg;
     // Remove any newly created, but dead, nodes.
     for( uint j = new_cnt; j > 0; j-- ) {
-      Node *n = sb->_nodes[j];
+      Node *n = sb->get_node(j);
       if (n->outcnt() == 0 &&
           (!n->is_Proj() || n->as_Proj()->in(0)->outcnt() == 1) ){
         n->disconnect_inputs(NULL, C);
-        sb->_nodes.remove(j);
+        sb->remove_node(j);
         new_cnt--;
       }
     }
     // If any newly created nodes remain, move the CreateEx node to the top
     if (new_cnt > 0) {
-      Node *cex = sb->_nodes[1+new_cnt];
+      Node *cex = sb->get_node(1+new_cnt);
       if( cex->is_Mach() && cex->as_Mach()->ideal_Opcode() == Op_CreateEx ) {
-        sb->_nodes.remove(1+new_cnt);
-        sb->_nodes.insert(1,cex);
+        sb->remove_node(1+new_cnt);
+        sb->insert_node(cex, 1);
       }
     }
   }
--- a/src/share/vm/opto/live.cpp	Mon Aug 26 16:12:20 2013 +0200
+++ b/src/share/vm/opto/live.cpp	Mon Aug 26 12:50:23 2013 +0200
@@ -85,8 +85,8 @@
     IndexSet* def = &_defs[block->_pre_order-1];
     DEBUG_ONLY(IndexSet *def_outside = getfreeset();)
     uint i;
-    for (i = block->_nodes.size(); i > 1; i--) {
-      Node* n = block->_nodes[i-1];
+    for (i = block->number_of_nodes(); i > 1; i--) {
+      Node* n = block->get_node(i-1);
       if (n->is_Phi()) {
         break;
       }
@@ -112,7 +112,7 @@
 #endif
     // Remove anything defined by Phis and the block start instruction
     for (uint k = i; k > 0; k--) {
-      uint r = _names[block->_nodes[k - 1]->_idx];
+      uint r = _names[block->get_node(k - 1)->_idx];
       def->insert(r);
       use->remove(r);
     }
@@ -124,7 +124,7 @@
 
       // PhiNode uses go in the live-out set of prior blocks.
       for (uint k = i; k > 0; k--) {
-        add_liveout(p, _names[block->_nodes[k-1]->in(l)->_idx], first_pass);
+        add_liveout(p, _names[block->get_node(k-1)->in(l)->_idx], first_pass);
       }
     }
     freeset(block);
@@ -254,10 +254,10 @@
 void PhaseLive::dump( const Block *b ) const {
   tty->print("Block %d: ",b->_pre_order);
   tty->print("LiveOut: ");  _live[b->_pre_order-1].dump();
-  uint cnt = b->_nodes.size();
+  uint cnt = b->number_of_nodes();
   for( uint i=0; i<cnt; i++ ) {
-    tty->print("L%d/", _names[b->_nodes[i]->_idx] );
-    b->_nodes[i]->dump();
+    tty->print("L%d/", _names[b->get_node(i)->_idx] );
+    b->get_node(i)->dump();
   }
   tty->print("\n");
 }
@@ -269,7 +269,7 @@
   for (uint i = 0; i < _cfg.number_of_blocks(); i++) {
     Block* block = _cfg.get_block(i);
     for (uint j = block->end_idx() + 1; j > 1; j--) {
-      Node* n = block->_nodes[j-1];
+      Node* n = block->get_node(j-1);
       if (n->is_Phi()) {
         break;
       }
--- a/src/share/vm/opto/output.cpp	Mon Aug 26 16:12:20 2013 +0200
+++ b/src/share/vm/opto/output.cpp	Mon Aug 26 12:50:23 2013 +0200
@@ -57,7 +57,7 @@
 // Convert Nodes to instruction bits and pass off to the VM
 void Compile::Output() {
   // RootNode goes
-  assert( _cfg->get_root_block()->_nodes.size() == 0, "" );
+  assert( _cfg->get_root_block()->number_of_nodes() == 0, "" );
 
   // The number of new nodes (mostly MachNop) is proportional to
   // the number of java calls and inner loops which are aligned.
@@ -70,11 +70,11 @@
   Block *entry = _cfg->get_block(1);
   Block *broot = _cfg->get_root_block();
 
-  const StartNode *start = entry->_nodes[0]->as_Start();
+  const StartNode *start = entry->head()->as_Start();
 
   // Replace StartNode with prolog
   MachPrologNode *prolog = new (this) MachPrologNode();
-  entry->_nodes.map( 0, prolog );
+  entry->map_node(prolog, 0);
   _cfg->map_node_to_block(prolog, entry);
   _cfg->unmap_node_from_block(start); // start is no longer in any block
 
@@ -144,8 +144,8 @@
     for (uint i = 0; i < _cfg->number_of_blocks(); i++) {
       tty->print("\nBB#%03d:\n", i);
       Block* block = _cfg->get_block(i);
-      for (uint j = 0; j < block->_nodes.size(); j++) {
-        Node* n = block->_nodes[j];
+      for (uint j = 0; j < block->number_of_nodes(); j++) {
+        Node* n = block->get_node(j);
         OptoReg::Name reg = _regalloc->get_reg_first(n);
         tty->print(" %-6s ", reg >= 0 && reg < REG_COUNT ? Matcher::regName[reg] : "");
         n->dump();
@@ -226,8 +226,8 @@
   // Insert call to zap runtime stub before every node with an oop map
   for( uint i=0; i<_cfg->number_of_blocks(); i++ ) {
     Block *b = _cfg->get_block(i);
-    for ( uint j = 0;  j < b->_nodes.size();  ++j ) {
-      Node *n = b->_nodes[j];
+    for ( uint j = 0;  j < b->number_of_nodes();  ++j ) {
+      Node *n = b->get_node(j);
 
       // Determining if we should insert a zap-a-lot node in output.
       // We do that for all nodes that has oopmap info, except for calls
@@ -256,7 +256,7 @@
         }
         if (insert) {
           Node *zap = call_zap_node(n->as_MachSafePoint(), i);
-          b->_nodes.insert( j, zap );
+          b->insert_node(zap, j);
           _cfg->map_node_to_block(zap, b);
           ++j;
         }
@@ -379,10 +379,10 @@
     DEBUG_ONLY( jmp_rule[i]   = 0; )
 
     // Sum all instruction sizes to compute block size
-    uint last_inst = block->_nodes.size();
+    uint last_inst = block->number_of_nodes();
     uint blk_size = 0;
     for (uint j = 0; j < last_inst; j++) {
-      Node* nj = block->_nodes[j];
+      Node* nj = block->get_node(j);
       // Handle machine instruction nodes
       if (nj->is_Mach()) {
         MachNode *mach = nj->as_Mach();
@@ -477,18 +477,18 @@
     for (uint i = 0; i < nblocks; i++) {
       Block* block = _cfg->get_block(i);
       int idx = jmp_nidx[i];
-      MachNode* mach = (idx == -1) ? NULL: block->_nodes[idx]->as_Mach();
+      MachNode* mach = (idx == -1) ? NULL: block->get_node(idx)->as_Mach();
       if (mach != NULL && mach->may_be_short_branch()) {
 #ifdef ASSERT
         assert(jmp_size[i] > 0 && mach->is_MachBranch(), "sanity");
         int j;
         // Find the branch; ignore trailing NOPs.
-        for (j = block->_nodes.size()-1; j>=0; j--) {
-          Node* n = block->_nodes[j];
+        for (j = block->number_of_nodes()-1; j>=0; j--) {
+          Node* n = block->get_node(j);
           if (!n->is_Mach() || n->as_Mach()->ideal_Opcode() != Op_Con)
             break;
         }
-        assert(j >= 0 && j == idx && block->_nodes[j] == (Node*)mach, "sanity");
+        assert(j >= 0 && j == idx && block->get_node(j) == (Node*)mach, "sanity");
 #endif
         int br_size = jmp_size[i];
         int br_offs = blk_starts[i] + jmp_offset[i];
@@ -522,7 +522,7 @@
             diff -= nop_size;
           }
           adjust_block_start += diff;
-          block->_nodes.map(idx, replacement);
+          block->map_node(replacement, idx);
           mach->subsume_by(replacement, C);
           mach = replacement;
           progress = true;
@@ -1088,8 +1088,8 @@
     for (uint i = 0; i < _cfg->number_of_blocks(); i++) {
       Block* b = _cfg->get_block(i);
 
-      for (uint j = 0; j < b->_nodes.size(); j++) {
-        Node* n = b->_nodes[j];
+      for (uint j = 0; j < b->number_of_nodes(); j++) {
+        Node* n = b->get_node(j);
 
         // If the node is a MachConstantNode evaluate the constant
         // value section.
@@ -1247,14 +1247,14 @@
     // Define the label at the beginning of the basic block
     MacroAssembler(cb).bind(blk_labels[block->_pre_order]);
 
-    uint last_inst = block->_nodes.size();
+    uint last_inst = block->number_of_nodes();
 
     // Emit block normally, except for last instruction.
     // Emit means "dump code bits into code buffer".
     for (uint j = 0; j<last_inst; j++) {
 
       // Get the node
-      Node* n = block->_nodes[j];
+      Node* n = block->get_node(j);
 
       // See if delay slots are supported
       if (valid_bundle_info(n) &&
@@ -1308,7 +1308,7 @@
           assert((padding % nop_size) == 0, "padding is not a multiple of NOP size");
           int nops_cnt = padding / nop_size;
           MachNode *nop = new (this) MachNopNode(nops_cnt);
-          block->_nodes.insert(j++, nop);
+          block->insert_node(nop, j++);
           last_inst++;
           _cfg->map_node_to_block(nop, block);
           nop->emit(*cb, _regalloc);
@@ -1394,7 +1394,7 @@
               // Insert padding between avoid_back_to_back branches.
               if (needs_padding && replacement->avoid_back_to_back()) {
                 MachNode *nop = new (this) MachNopNode();
-                block->_nodes.insert(j++, nop);
+                block->insert_node(nop, j++);
                 _cfg->map_node_to_block(nop, block);
                 last_inst++;
                 nop->emit(*cb, _regalloc);
@@ -1407,7 +1407,7 @@
               jmp_size[i]   = new_size;
               jmp_rule[i]   = mach->rule();
 #endif
-              block->_nodes.map(j, replacement);
+              block->map_node(replacement, j);
               mach->subsume_by(replacement, C);
               n    = replacement;
               mach = replacement;
@@ -1438,7 +1438,7 @@
             count++;
             uint i4;
             for (i4 = 0; i4 < last_inst; ++i4) {
-              if (block->_nodes[i4] == oop_store) {
+              if (block->get_node(i4) == oop_store) {
                 break;
               }
             }
@@ -1548,7 +1548,7 @@
       int padding = nb->alignment_padding(current_offset);
       if( padding > 0 ) {
         MachNode *nop = new (this) MachNopNode(padding / nop_size);
-        block->_nodes.insert(block->_nodes.size(), nop);
+        block->insert_node(nop, block->number_of_nodes());
         _cfg->map_node_to_block(nop, block);
         nop->emit(*cb, _regalloc);
         current_offset = cb->insts_size();
@@ -1655,8 +1655,8 @@
     int j;
 
     // Find the branch; ignore trailing NOPs.
-    for (j = block->_nodes.size() - 1; j >= 0; j--) {
-      n = block->_nodes[j];
+    for (j = block->number_of_nodes() - 1; j >= 0; j--) {
+      n = block->get_node(j);
       if (!n->is_Mach() || n->as_Mach()->ideal_Opcode() != Op_Con) {
         break;
       }
@@ -1675,8 +1675,8 @@
       uint call_return = call_returns[block->_pre_order];
 #ifdef ASSERT
       assert( call_return > 0, "no call seen for this basic block" );
-      while (block->_nodes[--j]->is_MachProj()) ;
-      assert(block->_nodes[j]->is_MachCall(), "CatchProj must follow call");
+      while (block->get_node(--j)->is_MachProj()) ;
+      assert(block->get_node(j)->is_MachCall(), "CatchProj must follow call");
 #endif
       // last instruction is a CatchNode, find it's CatchProjNodes
       int nof_succs = block->_num_succs;
@@ -1782,7 +1782,7 @@
   // Get the last node
   Block* block = _cfg->get_block(_cfg->number_of_blocks() - 1);
 
-  _next_node = block->_nodes[block->_nodes.size() - 1];
+  _next_node = block->get_node(block->number_of_nodes() - 1);
 }
 
 #ifndef PRODUCT
@@ -1875,7 +1875,7 @@
     // Used to allow latency 0 to force an instruction to the beginning
     // of the bb
     uint latency = 1;
-    Node *use = bb->_nodes[j];
+    Node *use = bb->get_node(j);
     uint nlen = use->len();
 
     // Walk over all the inputs
@@ -2286,7 +2286,7 @@
        (OptoReg::is_valid(_regalloc->get_reg_first(n)) || op != Op_BoxLock)) ) {
 
     // Push any trailing projections
-    if( bb->_nodes[bb->_nodes.size()-1] != n ) {
+    if( bb->get_node(bb->number_of_nodes()-1) != n ) {
       for (DUIterator_Fast imax, i = n->fast_outs(imax); i < imax; i++) {
         Node *foi = n->fast_out(i);
         if( foi->is_Proj() )
@@ -2329,21 +2329,21 @@
   _unconditional_delay_slot = NULL;
 
 #ifdef ASSERT
-  for( uint i=0; i < bb->_nodes.size(); i++ )
-    assert( _uses[bb->_nodes[i]->_idx] == 0, "_use array not clean" );
+  for( uint i=0; i < bb->number_of_nodes(); i++ )
+    assert( _uses[bb->get_node(i)->_idx] == 0, "_use array not clean" );
 #endif
 
   // Force the _uses count to never go to zero for unscheduable pieces
   // of the block
   for( uint k = 0; k < _bb_start; k++ )
-    _uses[bb->_nodes[k]->_idx] = 1;
-  for( uint l = _bb_end; l < bb->_nodes.size(); l++ )
-    _uses[bb->_nodes[l]->_idx] = 1;
+    _uses[bb->get_node(k)->_idx] = 1;
+  for( uint l = _bb_end; l < bb->number_of_nodes(); l++ )
+    _uses[bb->get_node(l)->_idx] = 1;
 
   // Iterate backwards over the instructions in the block.  Don't count the
   // branch projections at end or the block header instructions.
   for( uint j = _bb_end-1; j >= _bb_start; j-- ) {
-    Node *n = bb->_nodes[j];
+    Node *n = bb->get_node(j);
     if( n->is_Proj() ) continue; // Projections handled another way
 
     // Account for all uses
@@ -2398,8 +2398,8 @@
 #ifndef PRODUCT
     if (_cfg->C->trace_opto_output()) {
       tty->print("#  Schedule BB#%03d (initial)\n", i);
-      for (uint j = 0; j < bb->_nodes.size(); j++) {
-        bb->_nodes[j]->dump();
+      for (uint j = 0; j < bb->number_of_nodes(); j++) {
+        bb->get_node(j)->dump();
       }
     }
 #endif
@@ -2426,10 +2426,10 @@
     }
 
     // Leave untouched the starting instruction, any Phis, a CreateEx node
-    // or Top.  bb->_nodes[_bb_start] is the first schedulable instruction.
-    _bb_end = bb->_nodes.size()-1;
+    // or Top.  bb->get_node(_bb_start) is the first schedulable instruction.
+    _bb_end = bb->number_of_nodes()-1;
     for( _bb_start=1; _bb_start <= _bb_end; _bb_start++ ) {
-      Node *n = bb->_nodes[_bb_start];
+      Node *n = bb->get_node(_bb_start);
       // Things not matched, like Phinodes and ProjNodes don't get scheduled.
       // Also, MachIdealNodes do not get scheduled
       if( !n->is_Mach() ) continue;     // Skip non-machine nodes
@@ -2449,19 +2449,19 @@
     // in the block), because they have delay slots we can fill.  Calls all
     // have their delay slots filled in the template expansions, so we don't
     // bother scheduling them.
-    Node *last = bb->_nodes[_bb_end];
+    Node *last = bb->get_node(_bb_end);
     // Ignore trailing NOPs.
     while (_bb_end > 0 && last->is_Mach() &&
            last->as_Mach()->ideal_Opcode() == Op_Con) {
-      last = bb->_nodes[--_bb_end];
+      last = bb->get_node(--_bb_end);
     }
     assert(!last->is_Mach() || last->as_Mach()->ideal_Opcode() != Op_Con, "");
     if( last->is_Catch() ||
        // Exclude unreachable path case when Halt node is in a separate block.
        (_bb_end > 1 && last->is_Mach() && last->as_Mach()->ideal_Opcode() == Op_Halt) ) {
       // There must be a prior call.  Skip it.
-      while( !bb->_nodes[--_bb_end]->is_MachCall() ) {
-        assert( bb->_nodes[_bb_end]->is_MachProj(), "skipping projections after expected call" );
+      while( !bb->get_node(--_bb_end)->is_MachCall() ) {
+        assert( bb->get_node(_bb_end)->is_MachProj(), "skipping projections after expected call" );
       }
     } else if( last->is_MachNullCheck() ) {
       // Backup so the last null-checked memory instruction is
@@ -2470,7 +2470,7 @@
       Node *mem = last->in(1);
       do {
         _bb_end--;
-      } while (mem != bb->_nodes[_bb_end]);
+      } while (mem != bb->get_node(_bb_end));
     } else {
       // Set _bb_end to point after last schedulable inst.
       _bb_end++;
@@ -2499,7 +2499,7 @@
     assert( _scheduled.size() == _bb_end - _bb_start, "wrong number of instructions" );
 #ifdef ASSERT
     for( uint l = _bb_start; l < _bb_end; l++ ) {
-      Node *n = bb->_nodes[l];
+      Node *n = bb->get_node(l);
       uint m;
       for( m = 0; m < _bb_end-_bb_start; m++ )
         if( _scheduled[m] == n )
@@ -2510,14 +2510,14 @@
 
     // Now copy the instructions (in reverse order) back to the block
     for ( uint k = _bb_start; k < _bb_end; k++ )
-      bb->_nodes.map(k, _scheduled[_bb_end-k-1]);
+      bb->map_node(_scheduled[_bb_end-k-1], k);
 
 #ifndef PRODUCT
     if (_cfg->C->trace_opto_output()) {
       tty->print("#  Schedule BB#%03d (final)\n", i);
       uint current = 0;
-      for (uint j = 0; j < bb->_nodes.size(); j++) {
-        Node *n = bb->_nodes[j];
+      for (uint j = 0; j < bb->number_of_nodes(); j++) {
+        Node *n = bb->get_node(j);
         if( valid_bundle_info(n) ) {
           Bundle *bundle = node_bundling(n);
           if (bundle->instr_count() > 0 || bundle->flags() > 0) {
@@ -2579,8 +2579,8 @@
   // Walk over the block backwards.  Check to make sure each DEF doesn't
   // kill a live value (other than the one it's supposed to).  Add each
   // USE to the live set.
-  for( uint i = b->_nodes.size()-1; i >= _bb_start; i-- ) {
-    Node *n = b->_nodes[i];
+  for( uint i = b->number_of_nodes()-1; i >= _bb_start; i-- ) {
+    Node *n = b->get_node(i);
     int n_op = n->Opcode();
     if( n_op == Op_MachProj && n->ideal_reg() == MachProjNode::fat_proj ) {
       // Fat-proj kills a slew of registers
@@ -2711,7 +2711,7 @@
         pinch->req() == 1 ) {   // pinch not yet in block?
       pinch->del_req(0);        // yank pointer to later-def, also set flag
       // Insert the pinch-point in the block just after the last use
-      b->_nodes.insert(b->find_node(use)+1,pinch);
+      b->insert_node(pinch, b->find_node(use) + 1);
       _bb_end++;                // Increase size scheduled region in block
     }
 
@@ -2763,10 +2763,10 @@
   // it being in the current block.
   bool fat_proj_seen = false;
   uint last_safept = _bb_end-1;
-  Node* end_node         = (_bb_end-1 >= _bb_start) ? b->_nodes[last_safept] : NULL;
+  Node* end_node         = (_bb_end-1 >= _bb_start) ? b->get_node(last_safept) : NULL;
   Node* last_safept_node = end_node;
   for( uint i = _bb_end-1; i >= _bb_start; i-- ) {
-    Node *n = b->_nodes[i];
+    Node *n = b->get_node(i);
     int is_def = n->outcnt();   // def if some uses prior to adding precedence edges
     if( n->is_MachProj() && n->ideal_reg() == MachProjNode::fat_proj ) {
       // Fat-proj kills a slew of registers
@@ -2815,7 +2815,7 @@
     // Do not allow defs of new derived values to float above GC
     // points unless the base is definitely available at the GC point.
 
-    Node *m = b->_nodes[i];
+    Node *m = b->get_node(i);
 
     // Add precedence edge from following safepoint to use of derived pointer
     if( last_safept_node != end_node &&
@@ -2832,11 +2832,11 @@
 
     if( n->jvms() ) {           // Precedence edge from derived to safept
       // Check if last_safept_node was moved by pinch-point insertion in anti_do_use()
-      if( b->_nodes[last_safept] != last_safept_node ) {
+      if( b->get_node(last_safept) != last_safept_node ) {
         last_safept = b->find_node(last_safept_node);
       }
       for( uint j=last_safept; j > i; j-- ) {
-        Node *mach = b->_nodes[j];
+        Node *mach = b->get_node(j);
         if( mach->is_Mach() && mach->as_Mach()->ideal_Opcode() == Op_AddP )
           mach->add_prec( n );
       }
--- a/src/share/vm/opto/phaseX.cpp	Mon Aug 26 16:12:20 2013 +0200
+++ b/src/share/vm/opto/phaseX.cpp	Mon Aug 26 12:50:23 2013 +0200
@@ -1648,10 +1648,10 @@
     bool block_not_printed = true;
 
     // and each instruction within a block
-    uint end_index = block->_nodes.size();
+    uint end_index = block->number_of_nodes();
     // block->end_idx() not valid after PhaseRegAlloc
     for( uint instruction_index = 1; instruction_index < end_index; ++instruction_index ) {
-      Node     *n = block->_nodes.at(instruction_index);
+      Node     *n = block->get_node(instruction_index);
       if( n->is_Mach() ) {
         MachNode *m = n->as_Mach();
         int deleted_count = 0;
@@ -1673,7 +1673,7 @@
             }
             // Print instructions being deleted
             for( int i = (deleted_count - 1); i >= 0; --i ) {
-              block->_nodes.at(instruction_index-i)->as_Mach()->format(_regalloc); tty->cr();
+              block->get_node(instruction_index-i)->as_Mach()->format(_regalloc); tty->cr();
             }
             tty->print_cr("replaced with");
             // Print new instruction
@@ -1687,11 +1687,11 @@
           //  the node index to live range mappings.)
           uint safe_instruction_index = (instruction_index - deleted_count);
           for( ; (instruction_index > safe_instruction_index); --instruction_index ) {
-            block->_nodes.remove( instruction_index );
+            block->remove_node( instruction_index );
           }
           // install new node after safe_instruction_index
-          block->_nodes.insert( safe_instruction_index + 1, m2 );
-          end_index = block->_nodes.size() - 1; // Recompute new block size
+          block->insert_node(m2, safe_instruction_index + 1);
+          end_index = block->number_of_nodes() - 1; // Recompute new block size
           NOT_PRODUCT( inc_peepholes(); )
         }
       }
--- a/src/share/vm/opto/postaloc.cpp	Mon Aug 26 16:12:20 2013 +0200
+++ b/src/share/vm/opto/postaloc.cpp	Mon Aug 26 12:50:23 2013 +0200
@@ -423,8 +423,8 @@
 
     // Count of Phis in block
     uint phi_dex;
-    for (phi_dex = 1; phi_dex < block->_nodes.size(); phi_dex++) {
-      Node* phi = block->_nodes[phi_dex];
+    for (phi_dex = 1; phi_dex < block->number_of_nodes(); phi_dex++) {
+      Node* phi = block->get_node(phi_dex);
       if (!phi->is_Phi()) {
         break;
       }
@@ -439,7 +439,7 @@
       Block* pb = _cfg.get_block_for_node(block->pred(j));
       // Remove copies along phi edges
       for (uint k = 1; k < phi_dex; k++) {
-        elide_copy(block->_nodes[k], j, block, *blk2value[pb->_pre_order], *blk2regnd[pb->_pre_order], false);
+        elide_copy(block->get_node(k), j, block, *blk2value[pb->_pre_order], *blk2regnd[pb->_pre_order], false);
       }
       if (blk2value[pb->_pre_order]) { // Have a mapping on this edge?
         // See if this predecessor's mappings have been used by everybody
@@ -510,7 +510,7 @@
     // For all Phi's
     for (j = 1; j < phi_dex; j++) {
       uint k;
-      Node *phi = block->_nodes[j];
+      Node *phi = block->get_node(j);
       uint pidx = _lrg_map.live_range_id(phi);
       OptoReg::Name preg = lrgs(_lrg_map.live_range_id(phi)).reg();
 
@@ -522,7 +522,7 @@
           u = u ? NodeSentinel : x; // Capture unique input, or NodeSentinel for 2nd input
       }
       if (u != NodeSentinel) {    // Junk Phi.  Remove
-        block->_nodes.remove(j--);
+        block->remove_node(j--);
         phi_dex--;
         _cfg.unmap_node_from_block(phi);
         phi->replace_by(u);
@@ -552,8 +552,8 @@
     }
 
     // For all remaining instructions
-    for (j = phi_dex; j < block->_nodes.size(); j++) {
-      Node* n = block->_nodes[j];
+    for (j = phi_dex; j < block->number_of_nodes(); j++) {
+      Node* n = block->get_node(j);
 
       if(n->outcnt() == 0 &&   // Dead?
          n != C->top() &&      // (ignore TOP, it has no du info)
--- a/src/share/vm/opto/reg_split.cpp	Mon Aug 26 16:12:20 2013 +0200
+++ b/src/share/vm/opto/reg_split.cpp	Mon Aug 26 12:50:23 2013 +0200
@@ -112,17 +112,17 @@
 void PhaseChaitin::insert_proj( Block *b, uint i, Node *spill, uint maxlrg ) {
   // Skip intervening ProjNodes.  Do not insert between a ProjNode and
   // its definer.
-  while( i < b->_nodes.size() &&
-         (b->_nodes[i]->is_Proj() ||
-          b->_nodes[i]->is_Phi() ) )
+  while( i < b->number_of_nodes() &&
+         (b->get_node(i)->is_Proj() ||
+          b->get_node(i)->is_Phi() ) )
     i++;
 
   // Do not insert between a call and his Catch
-  if( b->_nodes[i]->is_Catch() ) {
+  if( b->get_node(i)->is_Catch() ) {
     // Put the instruction at the top of the fall-thru block.
     // Find the fall-thru projection
     while( 1 ) {
-      const CatchProjNode *cp = b->_nodes[++i]->as_CatchProj();
+      const CatchProjNode *cp = b->get_node(++i)->as_CatchProj();
       if( cp->_con == CatchProjNode::fall_through_index )
         break;
     }
@@ -131,7 +131,7 @@
     i = 1;                      // Right at start of block
   }
 
-  b->_nodes.insert(i,spill);    // Insert node in block
+  b->insert_node(spill, i);    // Insert node in block
   _cfg.map_node_to_block(spill,  b); // Update node->block mapping to reflect
   // Adjust the point where we go hi-pressure
   if( i <= b->_ihrp_index ) b->_ihrp_index++;
@@ -160,9 +160,9 @@
   // (The implicit_null_check function ensures the use is also dominated
   // by the branch-not-taken block.)
   Node *be = b->end();
-  if( be->is_MachNullCheck() && be->in(1) == def && def == b->_nodes[loc] ) {
+  if( be->is_MachNullCheck() && be->in(1) == def && def == b->get_node(loc)) {
     // Spill goes in the branch-not-taken block
-    b = b->_succs[b->_nodes[b->end_idx()+1]->Opcode() == Op_IfTrue];
+    b = b->_succs[b->get_node(b->end_idx()+1)->Opcode() == Op_IfTrue];
     loc = 0;                    // Just past the Region
   }
   assert( loc >= 0, "must insert past block head" );
@@ -450,7 +450,7 @@
 
   // Scan block for 1st use.
   for( uint i = 1; i <= b->end_idx(); i++ ) {
-    Node *n = b->_nodes[i];
+    Node *n = b->get_node(i);
     // Ignore PHI use, these can be up or down
     if (n->is_Phi()) {
       continue;
@@ -647,7 +647,7 @@
 
       // check block for appropriate phinode & update edges
       for( insidx = 1; insidx <= b->end_idx(); insidx++ ) {
-        n1 = b->_nodes[insidx];
+        n1 = b->get_node(insidx);
         // bail if this is not a phi
         phi = n1->is_Phi() ? n1->as_Phi() : NULL;
         if( phi == NULL ) {
@@ -747,7 +747,7 @@
     //----------Walk Instructions in the Block and Split----------
     // For all non-phi instructions in the block
     for( insidx = 1; insidx <= b->end_idx(); insidx++ ) {
-      Node *n = b->_nodes[insidx];
+      Node *n = b->get_node(insidx);
       // Find the defining Node's live range index
       uint defidx = _lrg_map.find_id(n);
       uint cnt = n->req();
@@ -776,7 +776,7 @@
               assert(_lrg_map.find_id(n) == _lrg_map.find_id(u), "should be the same lrg");
               n->replace_by(u); // Then replace with unique input
               n->disconnect_inputs(NULL, C);
-              b->_nodes.remove(insidx);
+              b->remove_node(insidx);
               insidx--;
               b->_ihrp_index--;
               b->_fhrp_index--;
@@ -789,12 +789,12 @@
               (b->_reg_pressure < (uint)INTPRESSURE) ||
               b->_ihrp_index > 4000000 ||
               b->_ihrp_index >= b->end_idx() ||
-              !b->_nodes[b->_ihrp_index]->is_Proj(), "" );
+              !b->get_node(b->_ihrp_index)->is_Proj(), "" );
       assert( insidx > b->_fhrp_index ||
               (b->_freg_pressure < (uint)FLOATPRESSURE) ||
               b->_fhrp_index > 4000000 ||
               b->_fhrp_index >= b->end_idx() ||
-              !b->_nodes[b->_fhrp_index]->is_Proj(), "" );
+              !b->get_node(b->_fhrp_index)->is_Proj(), "" );
 
       // ********** Handle Crossing HRP Boundry **********
       if( (insidx == b->_ihrp_index) || (insidx == b->_fhrp_index) ) {
@@ -819,7 +819,7 @@
                 // Insert point is just past last use or def in the block
                 int insert_point = insidx-1;
                 while( insert_point > 0 ) {
-                  Node *n = b->_nodes[insert_point];
+                  Node *n = b->get_node(insert_point);
                   // Hit top of block?  Quit going backwards
                   if (n->is_Phi()) {
                     break;
@@ -865,7 +865,7 @@
             }
           }  // end if LRG is UP
         }  // end for all spilling live ranges
-        assert( b->_nodes[insidx] == n, "got insidx set incorrectly" );
+        assert( b->get_node(insidx) == n, "got insidx set incorrectly" );
       }  // end if crossing HRP Boundry
 
       // If the LRG index is oob, then this is a new spillcopy, skip it.
@@ -878,7 +878,7 @@
       if (copyidx && defidx == _lrg_map.live_range_id(n->in(copyidx))) {
         n->replace_by( n->in(copyidx) );
         n->set_req( copyidx, NULL );
-        b->_nodes.remove(insidx--);
+        b->remove_node(insidx--);
         b->_ihrp_index--; // Adjust the point where we go hi-pressure
         b->_fhrp_index--;
         continue;
@@ -932,10 +932,10 @@
             // Rematerializable?  Then clone def at use site instead
             // of store/load
             if( def->rematerialize() ) {
-              int old_size = b->_nodes.size();
+              int old_size = b->number_of_nodes();
               def = split_Rematerialize( def, b, insidx, maxlrg, splits, slidx, lrg2reach, Reachblock, true );
               if( !def ) return 0; // Bail out
-              insidx += b->_nodes.size()-old_size;
+              insidx += b->number_of_nodes()-old_size;
             }
 
             MachNode *mach = n->is_Mach() ? n->as_Mach() : NULL;
@@ -1332,8 +1332,8 @@
         // so look at the node before it.
         int insert = pred->end_idx();
         while (insert >= 1 &&
-               pred->_nodes[insert - 1]->is_SpillCopy() &&
-               _lrg_map.find(pred->_nodes[insert - 1]) >= lrgs_before_phi_split) {
+               pred->get_node(insert - 1)->is_SpillCopy() &&
+               _lrg_map.find(pred->get_node(insert - 1)) >= lrgs_before_phi_split) {
           insert--;
         }
         def = split_Rematerialize(def, pred, insert, maxlrg, splits, slidx, lrg2reach, Reachblock, false);
@@ -1402,7 +1402,7 @@
   for (bidx = 0; bidx < _cfg.number_of_blocks(); bidx++) {
     b  = _cfg.get_block(bidx);
     for (insidx = 0; insidx <= b->end_idx(); insidx++) {
-      Node *n = b->_nodes[insidx];
+      Node *n = b->get_node(insidx);
       uint defidx = _lrg_map.find(n);
       assert(defidx < _lrg_map.max_lrg_id(), "Bad live range index in Split");
       assert(defidx < maxlrg,"Bad live range index in Split");