src/share/vm/runtime/thread.hpp

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@@ -1,7 +1,7 @@
 /*
- * Copyright (c) 1997, 2014, Oracle and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved.
+ * Copyright (c) 1997, 2015, Oracle and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved.
  * DO NOT ALTER OR REMOVE COPYRIGHT NOTICES OR THIS FILE HEADER.
  *
  * This code is free software; you can redistribute it and/or modify it
  * under the terms of the GNU General Public License version 2 only, as
  * published by the Free Software Foundation.

@@ -699,11 +699,12 @@
 
  private:
   static WatcherThread* _watcher_thread;
 
   static bool _startable;
-  volatile static bool _should_terminate; // updated without holding lock
+  // volatile due to at least one lock-free read
+  volatile static bool _should_terminate;
 
   os::WatcherThreadCrashProtection* _crash_protection;
  public:
   enum SomeConstants {
     delay_interval = 10                          // interrupt delay in milliseconds