[kaffe] [crash] Jython 2.1 Installer vs. jthread_disable_stop

Dalibor Topic robilad at yahoo.com
Fri Jan 10 11:46:01 PST 2003

Hi Tim,

--- Timothy Stack <stack at cs.utah.edu> wrote:

> There are quite a few nested internal locks, which
> causes the assert to
> fire...  So, technically, increasing the number
> should be fine.  A
> "better" fix would be to either get rid of support
> for stop(), handle
> unlocking internal locks when a thread is stopped,
> or reduce the amount of
> nesting.

the thing that's bugging me, though, is that it
doesn't crash there in interpreter mode. Does jit3
stop threads somewhere where interpreter doesn't ?
> > Finally, increasing the
> > limit to 1000 leads to a core dump because of a
> stack
> > over flow exception.
> A lame guess is that this is due to a cycle in the
> serialized objects and
> kaffe not being smart enough to notice.  But, I
> don't know that much about
> the serialization code (pat touched it last if we go
> the hot potato
> route).

Sound like as good guess as any. I'll see what I can
> Btw, for me, jython takes _forever_ to open the
> installer window at 
> startup.  I don't see this behavior in the JanosVM,
> but it has some other 
> bugs when painting the window (i haven't updated to
> the current cvs yet).

Well, for me too ;) It seems to hang on a thread
trying to load some images, but it never quite
succeeds and gives up loading them eventually. Weird.

best regards,
dalibor topic

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