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From "Jimmy, Jing Lv" <firep...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [classlib][instrument]Method to terminate VM.
Date Fri, 11 Aug 2006 02:19:16 GMT
Leo Li wrote:
> Hi, all
>     During the implementaion of instrument, I encounter the choice about
> how to terminate the VM when some abnormal event occurs, for example, the
> expected jar file does not exist or the implementation class of
> Instrumentation cannot be found. The most simple and direct way is just to
> call exit(), and then the whole process will terminate. Hence OS will treat
> with all the release of resources. However, I propose to use FatalError of
> JNI instead, which notifies the VM to suicide, because it gives right to 
> the
> implementation of VM to take charge of its own funeral affairs, which might
> include, for example, logging the cause of its crash.
>    Any suggestion from VM guys?
>    Thanks :)


     I agree that use VM FatalError is better than system exit(). If no 
objections, I will make code that way.


Best Regards!

Jimmy, Jing Lv
China Software Development Lab, IBM

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