RFR, fix for 8027914, compact1/2 VM exits silently with -Dcom.sun.management argument

Mandy Chung mandy.chung at oracle.com
Fri Nov 8 18:45:22 PST 2013

On 11/8/2013 8:08 AM, bill.pittore at oracle.com wrote:
> If you are running a non-minimal VM build with compact 1 or 2 JRE and 
> you pass in -Dcom.sun.management argument, VM will exit silently with 
> exit code 1. Fix adds an error check when attempting to load the class 
> sun.management.Agent (missing from compact 1 and 2) and will print a 
> message before exiting.
> http://cr.openjdk.java.net/~bpittore/8027914/webrev.00/

Since sun.management.Agent is not always present, would it better to  
change to call resolve_or_null and check the returned Klass?


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