RFR: JDK-8203026: java.rmi.NoSuchObjectException: no such object in table

Roger Riggs Roger.Riggs at oracle.com
Fri Mar 22 13:56:21 UTC 2019

Hi Gary,

Holding a static reference to the implementation solves the problem.

But I noticed that the object that is bound in the registry is the 
and it should be the RemoteHost stub.

Line 145: should be:

	bind(name.toString(), stub);

That is likely to solve the problem as well, because the distributed garbage
collector will correctly cause a hard reference to be retained to the 


On 03/22/2019 04:05 AM, gary.adams at oracle.com wrote:
> Here's a proposed fix for the intermittent jstatd test failure.
> By moving the exported object from a local method variable to a
> static class variable a strong reference is held so the object
> will not be garbage collected prematurely.
>   Webrev: http://cr.openjdk.java.net/~gadams/8203026/webrev.00/
>   Issue: https://bugs.openjdk.java.net/browse/JDK-8203026
> The test is currently filed as a core-libs/java.rmi, but it probably
> should be core-svc/tools with label=jstatd. It is the callers
> responsibility to ensure the strong reference to prevent
> the premature garbage collection, so this is a test failure
> rather than a need to change the underlying rmi behavior.

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