Serious bug: "finally" block is run whenever "continue" is reached

Tony Zakula tonyzakula at
Tue Mar 10 23:52:36 UTC 2015

Just want to make sure the Nashorn team knows that we all appreciate their
work.  These things happen with a complex project.  Super happy Nashorn is
happening for the Java community.

On Tue, Mar 10, 2015 at 9:50 AM, Tal Liron <tal.liron at>

> Thank you. I think this is a good workaround, because it lets us keep the
> try/finally semantics while continuing to function the same in the future,
> when the bug is fixed.
> I'll insist that I think you absolutely must make this bug very public and
> prominent, so that all those who download JDK 8 are aware of it. I know it
> won't feel good to admit it publicly, but it is your responsibility to
> users and in the long run will help build trust and encourage adoption.
> On 03/10/2015 08:10 AM, Attila Szegedi wrote:
>> Hope this helps until we ship the real fix.
>>   Attila.

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