Sunbug 6934356: Vector.writeObject() synchronization risks serialization deadlock

Neil Richards neil.richards at
Mon Dec 13 20:04:44 UTC 2010

On 13 December 2010 18:46, Alan Bateman <Alan.Bateman at> wrote:
> This is the right place, welcome!
> First we should probably establish if you are a contributer or not. Your
> mail hints that you are in IBM but it's impossible to verify from the mail
> address.

Hi Alan,
I've sent you and Mike a separate email from my IBM address to confirm
my "IBM-ness". :-)

> I haven't looked at your patch in detail yet but I suspect there may be
> similar issues in other places (like j.u.Hashtable) once you are done with
> Vector.

You are correct, there is a similar issue in Hashtable.
I'm currently in the process of working up another fix and testcase
for that, which I hope to submit separately shortly.


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