RFR: 8132306: java/lang/ref/ReferenceEnqueue.java fails with "RuntimeException: Error: poll() returned null; expected ref object"

Kim Barrett kim.barrett at oracle.com
Mon Aug 3 20:49:43 UTC 2015


On Jul 31, 2015, at 9:23 AM, Peter Levart <peter.levart at gmail.com> wrote:
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> This looks good now. Thanks for taking both of the issues together. I wonder if a similar racy test could be devised for the 2nd race. I doubt the ReferenceEnqueue test was meant to catch invalid races specifically. It was more a coincidence that it failed.
> 
> I tried to create a reproducer for 2nd race, but it is not reliable and sometimes needs several minutes to fail.

I would expect it to be hard to reproduce without patching in a sleep to expand the window of vulnerability, as I did to test for the first race.




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