RFR [7011804] SequenceInputStream with lots of empty substreams can cause StackOverflowError

Chris Hegarty chris.hegarty at oracle.com
Sun Mar 2 08:37:30 UTC 2014

The source changes look ok to me, but I can't imagine that anyone would run into this under normal circumstances.

Quite trivially, I don't think the test needs to be run under othervm, especially with a fixed JDK.


> On 2 Mar 2014, at 07:58, Ivan Gerasimov <ivan.gerasimov at oracle.com> wrote:
> Hello!
> SequenceInputStream#read functions are implemented recursively.
> This may cause stack overflow in some extreme cases with lots of empty substreams.
> Would you please help review the fix?
> BUGURL: https://bugs.openjdk.java.net/browse/7011804
> WEBREV: http://cr.openjdk.java.net/~igerasim/7011804/0/webrev/
> Sincerely yours,
> Ivan

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