RFC 7038914: VM could throw uncaught OOME in ReferenceHandler thread

Peter Levart peter.levart at gmail.com
Thu May 9 09:18:35 UTC 2013

On 05/09/2013 07:53 AM, David Holmes wrote:
> Have you instrumented the code to verify that the test actually 
> triggers an OOME?

Without the patch, the test always throws OOME in lock.wait() and kills 
the thread. At least in all executions I tried (100s) it did the same. 
The test might pass without a patch only perhaps when TLABs are used. 
The default is: -XX:-UseTLAB right? Perhaps it should be specified 

Regards, Peter

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