JDK-4834738 NullPointerException: Better info

Florian Weimer fweimer at redhat.com
Thu Apr 17 11:11:53 UTC 2014

On 04/15/2014 11:25 AM, Staffan Larsen wrote:

> I don’t feel comfortable reviewing the code, by I support the effort even if it is only for the interpreter. If at a later stage we can add the same information from the compilers, that would of course be good.

Is there any precedent for such a difference in exception reporting 
between the interpreter and the compilers (beyond VM errors)?  It seems 
a bit unusual to me, but perhaps I'm wrong.

Florian Weimer / Red Hat Product Security Team

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