RFR: 8003471 - Add Add instrumentation facilities for Throwables

Mandy Chung mandy.chung at oracle.com
Thu Nov 15 18:09:08 UTC 2012

On 11/15/2012 4:28 AM, Alan Bateman wrote:
> On 15/11/2012 12:19, Nils Loodin wrote:
>>>> Webrev: 
>>>> http://cr.openjdk.java.net/~nloodin/exception-tracing/webrev.01/
>>>> http://bugs.sun.com/bugdatabase/view_bug.do?bug_id=8003322
>>> Nils - you can explain why the byte code instrumentation can't be used
>>> here?
>> No real reason it couldn't, I just hadn't implemented it that way for 
>> simplicity's sake.
> I think it would be great if you could explore that. I think it would 
> be a lot preferable than using invasive instrumentation as proposed. 
> Also it would eliminate any concerns about stack overflow and whether 
> this is a supported interface or not.


You can check out hprof that uses dynamic bytecode instrumentation.


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