JDK-8020701 : Avoid crashes in WatcherThread
  • Type: Bug
  • Component: hotspot
  • Sub-Component: jfr
  • Affected Version: hs24,hs25
  • Priority: P1
  • Status: Closed
  • Resolution: Fixed
  • Submitted: 2013-07-17
  • Updated: 2013-09-12
  • Resolved: 2013-07-18
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7u40Fixed 8Fixed hs24Fixed
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We have had a couple of crashes in the WatcherThread:

To avoid future crashes, add crash protection to the WatcherThread.
7u40-critical-request justification: This implements a workaround but not fix for JDK-8016564. Which is a release blocker for 7u40. This workaround should make us meet release criteria. The fix is understood and on it's way to review. SQE is running pre-commit tests.

SQE is OK to fix in 7u40