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  1. JDK
  2. JDK-8222537

Avoid fetching _klass twice in TypeArrayOop::size()

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    • Enhancement
    • Resolution: Not an Issue
    • P4
    • tbd
    • 8-shenandoah, 11-shenandoah, 12, 13
    • hotspot
    • gc
    • generic
    • generic

    Description

      Currently, when calling TypeArrayOop::size(), we end up calling klass() twice: once before calling into size_given_klass() and then again before calling TypeArrayOop::object_size().

      This is currently only a minor performance nuisance.

      With upcoming Shenandoah's elimination of forwarding pointer, loading klass like this is not safe anymore, and therefore we only call size_given_klass(), and must avoid calling naked klass() altogether.

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              rkennke Roman Kennke
              rkennke Roman Kennke
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