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From Ted Dunning <ted.dunn...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Apache build infrastructure or Oracle JVM problem: crash in native JDK code
Date Wed, 06 Feb 2013 05:44:11 GMT
Do you have a reference to the bug?

This is still a very early version of java 7.  It would be good to update
it.

On Tue, Feb 5, 2013 at 5:49 PM, Jesse Glick <typrase@gmail.com> wrote:

> On 02/05/2013 07:30 PM, sebb wrote:
>
>> a pure Java application should not be able to cause a JVM crash
>>
>
> Depends entirely on what you mean by “pure Java application”. When you
> have filesystem and Process access, you can do whatever the user shell
> account can do, which certainly includes triggering native errors.
>
> At any rate I personally agree that using java.util.zip in this way should
> not cause JVM crashes—but it does, and the JDK team has explicitly decided
> that this is “not a bug” and closed discussion. The workaround, or
> depending on your perspective the fix, is to ensure that you do not clobber
> an open ZIP file (which would also prevent a lock error on Windows).
>

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