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From "Tim Ellison (JIRA)" <j...@apache.org>
Subject [jira] Commented: (HARMONY-3730) [drlvm][jvmti] SINGLE_STEP events are not reported in JIT mode
Date Thu, 26 Apr 2007 12:52:15 GMT

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Tim Ellison commented on HARMONY-3730:

Apologies for being pedantic...

  is_in_jni_method() ? true : false

instead just write

> [drlvm][jvmti] SINGLE_STEP events are not reported in JIT mode
> --------------------------------------------------------------
>                 Key: HARMONY-3730
>                 URL: https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/HARMONY-3730
>             Project: Harmony
>          Issue Type: Bug
>          Components: DRLVM
>         Environment: Windows/x86, Linux/x86, harmony-jdk-r531438
>            Reporter: Ivan Popov
>         Attachments: H3730-Regression-test.patch, H3730-Single-Step-prediction-from-native.patch,
> 'Step Return' sometime works incorrectly in Eclipse debugger when Harmony is launched
in JIT mode. To reproduce this use attached TestClass.java example:
> 1. Load TestClass.java into Eclipse
> 2. Set breakpoint to line 26
> 3. Launch this class under debugger (Run->Debug...) 
> 4. After stopped at breakpoint line click 'Step Return'
> In -Xint mode the application will be stopped at line 19 (or in some system calls before
this line, if classlib is compiled with debug info). But in JIT mode this code is executed
without steps and application is stopped at Exception constructor in line 21 or even in system
shutdown code. This incorrect behavior causes problem with Eclipse Scrapbook functionality,
details are here: http://thread.gmane.org/gmane.comp.java.harmony.devel/26043/focus=26079.
> The problem is that SINGLE_STEP events are not generated for the executed code in this
case. Below are details.
> After the application is stopped at breakpoint the stack is the following:
> Thread [main] (Suspended (breakpoint at line 26 in TestClass))	
> 	TestClass.hello() line: 26	
> 	VMReflection.invokeMethod(long, Object, Object[]) line: not available [native method]

> 	Method.invoke(Object, Object[]) line: 381	
> 	TestClass.run() line: 17	
> 	TestClass.main(String[]) line: 7	
> After user clicked 'Step Return', JDWP agent sets NotifyFramePop hook for the current
frame hello() and resumes VM. When current method hello() returns, agent receives FRAME_POP
event. Then it turns on SINGLE_STEP event and waits for step event is received for the next
instruction in the calling method. 
> In -Xint mode it works well, I see the following JVMTI events are generated:
>   EVENT: [RequestManager.cpp:1417] FRAME_POP event: class=LTestClass; method=hello loc=8
>   EVENT: [RequestManager.cpp:1344] STEP event: class=Ljava/lang/reflect/Method; method=invoke
> Code of native method VMReflection.invokeMethod() is skipped and application is stopped
in Method.invoke().
> But in JIT mode the following JVMTI events are generated:
>   EVENT: [RequestManager.cpp:1417] FRAME_POP event: class=LTestClass; method=hello loc=8
>   EVENT: [RequestManager.cpp:1344] STEP event: class=Ljava/lang/Exception; method=<init>
> In this case not only code of native method VMReflection.invokeMethod() is skipped, but
also all subsequent code until constructor of Exception is invoked.
> I think this happens because SINGLE_STEP event is turned on while native method is on
top of the thread stack. This causes JVMTI not to generate step events even after returning
from native method.

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