RFR(XS): 8098815: Assertion failure in CDS shared string archive support on Windows

Daniel D. Daugherty daniel.daugherty at oracle.com
Wed Jun 17 16:54:56 UTC 2015

On 6/17/15 8:52 AM, Tom Benson wrote:
> Hi,
> Please review this change for JDK-8098815.  The CDS code which maps 
> the shared strings from an archive file must check for a zero length 
> before calling the G1 fill_archive_regions routine.  It already checks 
> this before the earlier calls to check_archive_address and 
> alloc_archive_regions, for which fill_archive_regions is the final 
> step. The problem occurred only on Windows because the string table is 
> not included in the archive there.
> JBS:   https://bugs.openjdk.java.net/browse/JDK-8098815
> Webrev: http://cr.openjdk.java.net/~tbenson/8098815/webrev.00/

     No comments.

> Tested: JPRT

I think there needs to be at least one Windows test run with
at least one of the failing test suites named in the bug


> Thanks,
> Tom

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