Javac NPE

Vicente-Arturo Romero-Zaldivar vicente.romero at
Fri Oct 17 18:14:04 UTC 2014

Hi Benji,

I closed the bug because it couldn't be reproduced with last javac code 
for 8 and 9 ( and If you can still 
reproduce the bug with any of these repos please notify it to us.


On 10/08/2014 04:47 AM, Benji Weber wrote:
> Hi All,
> There is an NPE in javac (8u20) that I am running into regularly. It's 
> quite a pain because it takes a considerable amount of time to track 
> down the offending code each time it occurs.
> I filed a bug report with a simple test case, but after a few weeks in 
> the aether it appeared in JIRA as closed - not an issue. Any ideas why?
> The comments suggest it is related to this other bug 
> - which was closed 
> due to lack of a test case, but I provided a short and complete 
> testcase with my report.
> Do you think it is indeed a bug? How can I progress this now? I can't 
> see a way of creating a JIRA login to comment on the issues. Is it 
> only open to Oracle employees?
> Many Thanks
> --
> benji

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