JDK-6361589 : Print out stack trace for target thread of GC crash
  • Type: Enhancement
  • Component: hotspot
  • Sub-Component: runtime
  • Affected Version: 7
  • Priority: P3
  • Status: Closed
  • Resolution: Fixed
  • OS: generic
  • CPU: generic
  • Submitted: 2005-12-09
  • Updated: 2012-10-13
  • Resolved: 2010-01-14
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5.0u25,hs17Fixed 7Fixed hs17Fixed
Description
The hs_err* file prints out the thread stack for a thread that crashes, but in the case of a GC thread, the thread that it was gc'ing is more useful for diagnosing what is wrong.  Maybe also in the process we can point to the frame that was doing gc and it's oopmaps and anything else we can salvage from the process.

The hs_err*log information has been backported to 1.4.2 and when implemented, this should be too.

Comments
EVALUATION http://hg.openjdk.java.net/jdk7/hotspot/hotspot/rev/547f81740344
23-12-2009

EVALUATION http://hg.openjdk.java.net/jdk7/hotspot-rt/hotspot/rev/547f81740344
12-12-2009