(Preliminary) RFC 7038914: VM could throw uncaught OOME in ReferenceHandler thread

Alan Bateman Alan.Bateman at oracle.com
Tue May 7 06:56:38 UTC 2013

On 06/05/2013 22:44, Peter Levart wrote:
> :
> If anyone is stop()-ing ReferenceHandler thread then it should be 
> stopped. Speaking of that, if ThreadDeath is thrown in the middle of 
> Cleaner's thunk.run() processing, then the Cleaner will exit JVM. I 
> think ThreadDeath should be separately caught and re-thrown instead.
Yes, it should although I can't imagine anything other than tests 
wanting to do that.


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