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Blog Archive for mlam during June 2008

In a previous comment, Jamsheed asked, ... "In CDC we have garbage collection invocation for fast lock contention case (From my understanding this is done for rolling the object allocation unsafe thread to gcsafe). My question is why should we invoke a gc call for reaching safe point while this can be achieved by simply making try heap lock a blocking lock in gc safe window(with slight...
Tonight, I noticed that there were a few inquiries posted (back in May) as comments on some of my old entries. I apologize for not bring able to respond since I didn't know about them until now. Well, I left Sun back in April '08, and for some reason, the blog email notification wasn't redirected to my new email. Anyway, for what it's worth, Jamsheed and hkpottyn, when I get a chance in the...