[security-dev 01243]: Re: Code review request: 6880321 sun.security.provider.JavaKeyStore abuse of OOM Exception handling

Xuelei Fan Xuelei.Fan at Sun.COM
Tue Sep 22 03:10:52 PDT 2009


Max (Weijun) Wang wrote:
>
> On Sep 22, 2009, at 4:09 PM, Florian Weimer wrote:
>
>> * Max Wang:
>>
>>> Please take a review on this code change:
>>>
>>>    http://cr.openjdk.java.net/~weijun/6880321/webrev.00/
>>
>> This code is still unreliable.  You cannot hide OutOfMemoryError this
>> way.  The error could even be thrown in a completely unrelated thread.
>>
>> There is no really good way to deal with this type of resource
>> exhaustation.  To deal with corrupted files, it is sufficient to grow
>> arrays as the file is read, so you will hit the end of the file before
>> the OOM error occurs.
>
> This sounds better.
Sounds better to me also.

Andrew
>
> Thanks
> Max
>
>>
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