VerifyError in PushbackReader
chris at kiffer.eunet.be
Sun Mar 17 06:17:46 PST 2002
On Sun, 17 Mar 2002, Oskar Sandberg wrote:
> On Sat, Mar 16, 2002 at 05:27:05PM -0800, Archie Cobbs wrote:
> > Erik Corry writes:
> > > Whenever I try to run a program (javac, HelloWorld, appletviewer)
> > > I get the same error:
> > >
> > > java.lang.VerifyError: at pc 5 sp 7 not in range [4, 6]
> > I'm pretty sure it's a verifier problem. I've seen this before,
> > and when I sent the classfile to the jikes people, they said it
> > looked fine to them.
> With earlier versions of jikes, I would get verify errors like this
> whenever there was a private or protected constructor (rather than
> public) on an internal class. PushbackReader has that on the
> PushbackBuffer class, so that might be worth checking out.
> With jikes 1.14 this seems to have been fixed, but jikes 1.15 is
> completely broken as far as I know and produces verify errors all over
> the place.
Yes, jikes 1.15 produces bad code: this is not specific to kaffe.
(Jikes 1.15b is said to be better, but we haven't tried it out yet).
Chris Gray chris at kiffer.eunet.be chris_gray at bcs.org.uk
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