[15] RFR: 8241130: com.sun.jndi.ldap.EventSupport.removeDeadNotifier: java.lang.NullPointerException

Daniel Fuchs daniel.fuchs at oracle.com
Thu Mar 19 11:54:01 UTC 2020

Hi Chris,

On 19/03/2020 07:23, Chris Yin wrote:
> [...] Per javadoc from EventContext and EventDirContext interface which implemented by LdapCtx that will call EventSupport, "NamingException should be thrown if a problem was encountered" when add/remove NamingListener, that requires us to construct a meaningful NamingException and get back to user to indicate problem encountered instead of 'simple null check’ + skip (like current fix), certainly, where is the suitable place to put the logic (maybe LdapCtx or EventSupport) still to be determined. [...]

OK, I can see where you're going. Let's handle that separately then.

I could verify that your patch indeed solves the intermittent
test failure.

You have my review!

best regards,

-- daniel

>> Also you could had the @bug 8241130
>> to RemoveNamingListenerTest.java, since the test can be used
>> to verify the fix (if run often enough).
> Sure, updated webrev as below, thanks
> http://cr.openjdk.java.net/~xyin/8241130/webrev.01/

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