RFR: JDK-8066859 java/lang/ref/OOMEInReferenceHandler.java failed with java.lang.Exception: Reference Handler thread died

Vladimir Ivanov vladimir.x.ivanov at oracle.com
Thu May 7 11:28:49 UTC 2015


> - in java.lang.invoke.CallSite, to invalidate the dependent nmethods
> when the context class is GC-ed - that one was added recently.
> Intermittent failures of the test predate it's addition, so I would not
> suspect this one immediately.
FYI it's a known problem (JDK-8079205 [1]). The CallSite context logic 
is broken after sun.misc.Cleaner was made automatically clearable.

Best regards,
Vladimir Ivanov

[1] https://bugs.openjdk.java.net/browse/JDK-8079205

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