RFR 8210787 : Object.wait(long, int) throws inappropriate IllegalArgumentException

Ivan Gerasimov ivan.gerasimov at oracle.com
Sat Sep 15 05:44:47 UTC 2018


This is inspired by a recent fix for JDK- 8210004 (Thread.sleep(millis, 
nanos) timeout returns early).

Currently, Object.wait(Long.MAX_VALUE, 1) would throw 
"IllegalArgumentException: timeout value is negative", which is not 

Would you please help review the fix?

BUGURL: https://bugs.openjdk.java.net/browse/JDK-8210787
WEBREV: http://cr.openjdk.java.net/~igerasim/8210787/00/webrev/

With kind regards,
Ivan Gerasimov

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