RFR(XS): JDK-8040018 Remove bad assert in ClassFileParser.cpp

Coleen Phillimore coleen.phillimore at oracle.com
Fri Apr 18 12:30:47 UTC 2014

Looks good, Harold.

On 4/16/14, 1:49 PM, harold seigel wrote:
> Hi,
> Please review this small change to fix bug JDK-8040018 for JDK-9. The 
> fix removes the assert because it can be triggered by a class file 
> containing an incorrect attribute_length value for the BoostrapMethods 
> attribute, not just by a JVM inconsistency. Removing the assert lets 
> the following guarantee_property() call catch the problem and throw a 
> java.lang.ClassFormatError exception.
> The fix was tested with JPRT, JCK lang, JCK vm, hotspot jtreg, and nsk 
> quick tests.  The new test was tested on Linux and Windows.
> Open webrev at: http://cr.openjdk.java.net/~hseigel/bug_8040018/ 
> <http://cr.openjdk.java.net/%7Ehseigel/bug_8040018/>
> Bug: https://bugs.openjdk.java.net/browse/JDK-8040018
> Thanks! Harold

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