Small example of livelock regression in garbage collector for GCJ 3.3 under Win32

Andrew Haley aph@redhat.com
Tue May 20 17:16:00 GMT 2003


Øyvind Harboe writes:
 >  > 
 > >I take it that this is a null pointer exception.  Presumably 
 > >throwing any exception here would do the same thing.  Did you tyr?
 > 
 > I tried with "throw new Exception();". No livelock.

Right, so it's related to the way that null pointer exceptions are
caught on Win32.  That's weird, because I thought that platform
generated pointer checks.

Andrew.



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