JVM crash with Server 1.6.0_18 (hotspot 16.0) on Win64 but not 1.6.0_16

Y. Srinivas Ramakrishna y.s.ramakrishna at oracle.com
Wed Mar 31 17:46:43 PDT 2010

Yes, sorry, we should have done a better job of not letting that
one slip through. We'll try and do better in the future.

-- ramki

On 03/29/10 23:30, David Sitsky wrote:
> On 30 March 2010 17:13, Y. Srinivas Ramakrishna
> <y.s.ramakrishna at oracle.com> wrote:
>> Right and, for the record, this bug was release-noted in 6u18 as well.
> True.. and in the future I'll certainly check that section in the
> future to read the "fine print".  I think it was perhaps a bit
> questionable to release 1.6.0_18 in this state where a default install
> is exposed to this nasty issue, when -XX:-ReduceInitialCardMarks could
> have been specified by default for the GC collectors affected, but
> anyway, that is just me.
> Lots of people upgrade to the latest JDK without reading the release
> notes, rightly or wrongly.  That said, I realise these things are not
> black and white, so I am sure there were reasons behind this.
> Thanks again to everyone for the prompt help.
> Cheers,
> David

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