Value types - compatibility with existing “value objects”

Simon Ochsenreither simon at
Fri Jan 9 14:01:59 UTC 2015

> Worth mentioning that SOE is infinitely more recoverable than heap OOME.
>  In the latter case (especially with complex systems, where the risk is
> ironically even higher of it happening) there's often not much you can
> do other than kill off the JVM and try again.  But if you run out of
> stack, everything should unwind in a very predictable (and fast) manner.
>  You could even automatically rebuild your thread pools with larger
> stack sizes fairly easily.

Your VM might be broken after both. SOE is definitely not recoverable.
Yes, it might work, but no guarantees it does.

Money quote: "You will find occurrences of StackOverflowError leaving
locks locked, monitors acquired, and "finally" block not invoked, even
if JVM doesn't crash."

Maybe things have changed since then?

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