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8251397: NPE on ClassValue.ClassValueMap.cacheArray
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Add release fence to ClassValueMap constructor.

* Release fence guarantees that cacheArray field will published
with a non-null value.
* Without this fix, CacheValueMap.cacheArray can sometimes be
seen as null.

Reviewed-by: shade, psandoz
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galderz authored and jerboaa committed Sep 17, 2020
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16 changes: 14 additions & 2 deletions src/java.base/share/classes/java/lang/
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import java.lang.ref.WeakReference;
import java.util.concurrent.atomic.AtomicInteger;

import jdk.internal.misc.Unsafe;

import static java.lang.ClassValue.ClassValueMap.probeHomeLocation;
import static java.lang.ClassValue.ClassValueMap.probeBackupLocations;

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private static final Object CRITICAL_SECTION = new Object();
private static final Unsafe UNSAFE = Unsafe.getUnsafe();
private static ClassValueMap initializeMap(Class<?> type) {
ClassValueMap map;
synchronized (CRITICAL_SECTION) { // private object to avoid deadlocks
// happens about once per type
if ((map = type.classValueMap) == null)
type.classValueMap = map = new ClassValueMap();
if ((map = type.classValueMap) == null) {
map = new ClassValueMap();
// Place a Store fence after construction and before publishing to emulate
// ClassValueMap containing final fields. This ensures it can be
// published safely in the non-volatile field Class.classValueMap,
// since stores to the fields of ClassValueMap will not be reordered
// to occur after the store to the field type.classValueMap

type.classValueMap = map;
return map;
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