Request for approval: Bug 100057 - Potential stack corruption in GetJavaProperties

Alan Bateman Alan.Bateman at Sun.COM
Fri May 22 12:04:59 UTC 2009

Andrew Haley wrote:
> :
> OK.  I'll check for the NULL, then.  If I have to change the patch that's
> been in IcedTea for ages then I'll use strdup instead of malloc.  But what
> is one supposed to do if the allocation fails?  Simply emit an error
> message to stderr and call abort() ?
JNU_ThrowOutOfMemoryError(env, NULL) and return NULL should do it and 
will be treated as a fatal error by HotSpot.


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