JDK-6664424 : HeapDumpOnOutOfMemoryError should be a secure VM arg
  • Type: Enhancement
  • Status: Closed
  • Resolution: Fixed
  • Component: deploy
  • Sub-Component: webstart
  • Priority: P3
  • Affected Version: 6
  • OS: windows_vista
  • CPU: x86
  • Submit Date: 2008-02-18
  • Updated Date: 2011-05-25
  • Resolved Date: 2011-05-18
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JDK 7
7 b123Fixed
Description
A DESCRIPTION OF THE REQUEST :
-XX:HeapDumpOnOutOfMemoryError should be an allowed flag in the JNLP file for trusted applications

JUSTIFICATION :
It can be very difficult to diagnose OutOfMemory errors on Java Web Start applications

EXPECTED VERSUS ACTUAL BEHAVIOR :
EXPECTED -
Dump heap to client machine

Comments
EVALUATION correct option name is -XX:+HeapDumpOnOutOfMemoryError
2010-12-08

EVALUATION requiest is just to ad -XX:HeapDumpOnOutOfMemoryError to the list of secure vm args
2010-10-20