New project: getting rid of IcedTea local patches
Alan.Bateman at Sun.COM
Thu Apr 9 12:57:05 PDT 2009
Andrew Haley wrote:
> Andrew John Hughes wrote:
>> 2009/4/9 Alan Bateman <Alan.Bateman at sun.com>:
>>> icedtea-jvmtiEnv.patch - I thought JvmtiEnv::GetLineNumberTable already
>>> handled this case so I'm curious why this one is needed.
>> Added by Andrew Haley as part of work on Shark; perhaps he can explain.
> GetLineNumberTable checks for a missing table but not for a zero-length
> one. I had a crash in Shark, but I can't remember exactly where.
I need to double-check the VM and JVM TI specs but off-hand, I believe a
zero-length table is possible. I wonder if this was a case of the agent
not handling the zero-length case. Anyway, if you do remember the
details please send them on to serviceability-dev.
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