Java binary, can't redirect stderr on VM crash

Patrick Wright pdoubleya at
Thu Nov 27 22:21:15 UTC 2008

Hi Chris

> With Sun's JDK 6 and OpenJDK you should be able to redirect the vm output to
> a log file with the following options.
>  -XX:+UnlockDiagnosticVMOptions -XX:+LogVMOutput
> -XX:LogFile=/tmp/hotspot.log

hotspot.log was created, but did not include the library crash, which
still went to the console.

Thanks, though! Had never tried those flags before.

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