Review Request: 6908267: Zero fails to unlock synchronized native methods on exception

Gary Benson gbenson at
Fri Dec 18 00:40:49 PST 2009

Hi all,

Did anybody have any objections to this?  If not, would it be possible
for someone to push it for me?


Gary Benson wrote:
> Hi all,
> If a synchronized native method throws an exception, Zero does not
> unlock it.  This leaves the receiver/mirror locked, with a stale
> monitor, which can cause the VM will crash at some unspecified time
> in the future.  This webrev fixes it.
> Cheers,
> Gary
> -- 

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