[ping]: 8227717: Give more helpful NullPointerException messages and add flag -XX:ShowCodeDetailsInExceptionMessages
goetz.lindenmaier at sap.com
Tue Sep 10 10:01:54 UTC 2019
could you please give advice how to proceed with the CSR?
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Lindenmaier, Goetz
> Sent: Montag, 5. August 2019 10:00
> To: Joe Darcy <joe.darcy at oracle.com>
> Cc: jdk-dev <jdk-dev at openjdk.java.net>; Coleen Phillimore
> (coleen.phillimore at oracle.com) <coleen.phillimore at oracle.com>
> Subject: 8227717: Give more helpful NullPointerException messages and add
> flag -XX:ShowCodeDetailsInExceptionMessages
> Hi Joe,
> I have changed the naming of the flag.
> What else should I add to the CSR? What is still missing?
> > Not that the CSR covers a particular snapshot of a change so if there
> > are specific interfaces being modified, just referring to a JEP is not
> > sufficient since the JEP can be changed independently of the CSR.
> > In particular, a JEP can be modified after a CSR is approved.
> Shouldn't the CSR cover what is submitted to the code base? I.e.,
> the final state?
> What should I add to the text to cover this? Do you want to know more
> about the message texts that will be generated? Should I explain
> in more detail which exceptions will get a message added? Should
> I describe the changes to NullPointerException.java?
> Best regards,
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