RFR  Memory leak in some NetworkInterface methods
ivan.gerasimov at oracle.com
Thu Aug 8 01:20:04 UTC 2013
I've checked that and it turns out that GetStringUTFChars cannot return
For allocation of the result string it calls AllocateHeap() with the
default EXIT_OOM fail strategy.
Thus, in case of being unable to allocate memory it simply stops VM.
On 08.08.2013 5:05, Alan Bateman wrote:
> (cc'ing net-dev).
> The change looks okay to me. One suggestion (while you are there) is
> to check the return from GetStringUTFChars so that the name returns
> when it fails with NULL.
> On 07/08/2013 17:46, Ivan Gerasimov wrote:
>> Hello everybody!
>> Some methods of NetworkInterface class were reported to leak memory.
>> http://bugs.sun.com/view_bug.do?bug_id=JDK-8022584 (not yet available.)
>> Examples are isUp() and isLoopback().
>> Affected versions of jdk are 6, 7 and 8
>> Would you please review a simple fix that removes the unnecessary
>> Sincerely yours,
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