JDK-8145015 : jni_GetStringCritical asserts for empty strings
  • Type: Bug
  • Component: hotspot
  • Sub-Component: runtime
  • Affected Version: 9
  • Priority: P4
  • Status: Resolved
  • Resolution: Fixed
  • CPU: generic
  • Submitted: 2015-12-09
  • Updated: 2016-01-28
  • Resolved: 2015-12-15
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9 b103Fixed
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Change "8141132: JEP 254: Compact Strings" removed the handling of empty strings from jni_GetStringCritical(). As a consequence, the functions will now assert with:

assert(is_within_bounds(which)) failed: index 0 out of bounds 0

if called for a string of length zero.

jni_GetStringCritical() also doesn't handle out-of-memory situations when creating a new character array. I'll add that as well into the fix.