JDK-6539517 : CR 6186200 should be extended to perm gen allocation to prevent spurious OOM's from perm gen
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In the event that this bug fix is backported to 5uXX or 1.4.2_XX,
please make sure to include the changes in CR 6782457 as well
so as to avoid a regression. See 6782457 for further details.
Leave more slop in perm gen via -XX:PermSize=... -XX:MaxPermSize=...
and keep JNI critical sections short/bounded.
The submitter is correct. Fix under construction. Will be available
for backport as needed basis given that there's a reasonable workaround
and the problem has never been reported from the field as far as we are aware.