Permission Violation when trying to view bug JDK-8016309

Stefan Karlsson stefan.karlsson at
Tue Oct 1 09:05:46 UTC 2013

Hi Volker,

On 10/01/2013 10:48 AM, Volker Simonis wrote:
> Hi,
> when trying to look at certain bugs like for example
> I am asked to log in
> to the JIRA system. However if I'm doing so I get the following error
> message:
> Permission Violation
> It seems that you have tried to perform an operation which you are not
> permitted to perform.
> If you think this message is wrong, please contact your JIRA administrators.
> What does this exactly mean?

The bug was marked 'confidential' because it mentions Oracle internal 
URLs from our testing in the summary.

This is rather unfortunate and it's something bug reporters need to be 
more cautious about going forward.

> Notice that the fix for JDK-8016309 is currently under review on the
> hotspot-gc-dev list so it seems odd that the bug itself is not
> visible.
> Regards,
> Volker

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