RFR 8057696: java -version triggers assertion for slowdebug zero builds

Coleen Phillimore coleen.phillimore at oracle.com
Mon Sep 8 15:01:35 UTC 2014

This looks good.  I'll sponsor it.  Thanks for contributing the patch.


On 9/5/14, 10:49 AM, Severin Gehwolf wrote:
> Hi,
> Can someone please review and sponsor this tiny change?
> Bug: https://bugs.openjdk.java.net/browse/JDK-8057696 (Thanks Omair for
> filing it for me)
> webrev:
> https://fedorapeople.org/~jerboaa/bugs/openjdk/JDK-8057696/webrev.0/
> As mentioned in the bug, the change as introduced with JDK-8003426
> removed some Zero code in cppInterpreter_zero.cpp.
> (AbstractInterpreterGenerator::generate_method_entry). In this code
> block was an explicit call to generate_normal_entry() using a param
> value of false unconditionally (regardless of synchronized == true or
> not). After the JDK-8003426 change the generate_normal_entry() function
> get's *correctly* called with true or false values. However, it renders
> the assertion incorrect. The fix is to get rid of the offending
> assertion.
> Thanks,
> Severin

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