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8028128: Add a type safe alternative for working with counter based data Reviewed-by: dholmes, egahlin
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#include "utilities/ticks.hpp"
// An NmethodSweeper is an incremental cleaner for:
//    - cleanup inline caches
//    - reclamation of nmethods
// Removing nmethods from the code cache includes two operations
//  1) mark active nmethods
//     Is done in 'mark_active_nmethods()'. This function is called at a
//     safepoint and marks all nmethods that are active on a thread's stack.
//  2) sweep nmethods
//     Is done in sweep_code_cache(). This function is the only place in the
//     sweeper where memory is reclaimed. Note that sweep_code_cache() is not
//     called at a safepoint. However, sweep_code_cache() stops executing if
//     another thread requests a safepoint. Consequently, 'mark_active_nmethods()'
//     and sweep_code_cache() cannot execute at the same time.
//     To reclaim memory, nmethods are first marked as 'not-entrant'. Methods can
//     be made not-entrant by (i) the sweeper, (ii) deoptimization, (iii) dependency
//     invalidation, and (iv) being replaced be a different method version (tiered
//     compilation). Not-entrant nmethod cannot be called by Java threads, but they
//     can still be active on the stack. To ensure that active nmethod are not reclaimed,
//     we have to wait until the next marking phase has completed. If a not-entrant
//     nmethod was NOT marked as active, it can be converted to 'zombie' state. To safely
//     remove the nmethod, all inline caches (IC) that point to the the nmethod must be
//     cleared. After that, the nmethod can be evicted from the code cache. Each nmethod's
//     state change happens during separate sweeps. It may take at least 3 sweeps before an
//     nmethod's space is freed. Sweeping is currently done by compiler threads between
//     compilations or at least each 5 sec (NmethodSweepCheckInterval) when the code cache
//     is full.

class NMethodSweeper : public AllStatic {
  static long      _traversals;                   // Stack scan count, also sweep ID.
  static long      _time_counter;                 // Virtual time used to periodically invoke sweeper
  static long      _last_sweep;                   // Value of _time_counter when the last sweep happened
  static nmethod*  _current;                      // Current nmethod
  static int       _seen;                         // Nof. nmethod we have currently processed in current pass of CodeCache
  static int       _flushed_count;                // Nof. nmethods flushed in current sweep
  static int       _zombified_count;              // Nof. nmethods made zombie in current sweep
  static int       _marked_for_reclamation_count; // Nof. nmethods marked for reclaim in current sweep

  static volatile int  _sweep_fractions_left;     // Nof. invocations left until we are completed with this pass
  static volatile int  _sweep_started;            // Flag to control conc sweeper
  static volatile bool _should_sweep;             // Indicates if we should invoke the sweeper
  static volatile int _bytes_changed;             // Counts the total nmethod size if the nmethod changed from:
                                                  //   1) alive       -> not_entrant
                                                  //   2) not_entrant -> zombie
                                                  //   3) zombie      -> marked_for_reclamation
  // Stat counters
  static int       _total_nof_methods_reclaimed;  // Accumulated nof methods flushed
  static Tickspan  _total_time_sweeping;          // Accumulated time sweeping
  static Tickspan  _total_time_this_sweep;        // Total time this sweep
  static Tickspan  _peak_sweep_time;              // Peak time for a full sweep
  static Tickspan  _peak_sweep_fraction_time;     // Peak time sweeping one fraction

  static int  process_nmethod(nmethod *nm);
  static void release_nmethod(nmethod* nm);

  static bool sweep_in_progress();
  static void sweep_code_cache();

  static int _hotness_counter_reset_val;

  static long traversal_count()              { return _traversals; }
  static int  total_nof_methods_reclaimed()  { return _total_nof_methods_reclaimed; }
  static const Tickspan total_time_sweeping()      { return _total_time_sweeping; }
  static const Tickspan peak_sweep_time()          { return _peak_sweep_time; }
  static const Tickspan peak_sweep_fraction_time() { return _peak_sweep_fraction_time; }
  static void log_sweep(const char* msg, const char* format = NULL, ...);

#ifdef ASSERT
  static bool is_sweeping(nmethod* which) { return _current == which; }
  // Keep track of sweeper activity in the ring buffer
  static void record_sweep(nmethod* nm, int line);
  static void report_events(int id, address entry);
  static void report_events();

  static void mark_active_nmethods();      // Invoked at the end of each safepoint
  static void possibly_sweep();            // Compiler threads call this to sweep

  static int sort_nmethods_by_hotness(nmethod** nm1, nmethod** nm2);
  static int hotness_counter_reset_val();
  static void report_state_change(nmethod* nm);
  static void possibly_enable_sweeper();