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From "Geir Magnusson Jr." <g...@pobox.com>
Subject Re: [drlvm][threading] H3010 (Stack Overflow Exception) -- when does this bug really have to be fixed?
Date Thu, 15 Mar 2007 11:34:19 GMT

On Mar 12, 2007, at 4:35 PM, Weldon Washburn wrote:

>> that has some relevence to the -Xss option. If we implement it,  
>> almost
>> any "popular workload" would crash in SEGV instead of throwing SOE
>> properly when run on a small stack size.
>> One might argue that running a "popular workload" with a small stack
>> size makes the workload "not so popular". I dunno.
> I understand your argument.  It makes perfect sense.  But the question
> remains.  Is this a bug that has to be fixed in Q2 or in 2008?  Is it
> acceptable to simply bump up the stack size to get Q2 workloads  
> running?

What's a "Q2 workload"?

I do think that this is important if people are going to start  
trusting harmony as being predictable and stable.  Yes, we can  
predict that it will SEGV, but there is no "java.lang.SEGV" to catch  
and handle :)


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