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IV43153: METHODTYPE.DROPPARAMETERTYPES() THROWS INDEXOUTOFBOUNDSEXCEPTION

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APAR status

  • Closed as program error.

Error description

  • Error Message: MethodType.dropParameterTypes(int startPosition,
    int endPosition) throws IndexOutOfBoundsException if
    startPosition equals endPosition.
    .
    Stack Trace: java.lang.IndexOutOfBoundsException
            at
    java.lang.invoke.MethodType.dropParameterTypes(MethodType.java:1
    81)
            at Diff.main(Diff.java:11)
    .
    

Local fix

Problem summary

  • The problem is due to an incorrect conditional.
    

Problem conclusion

  • This defect will be fixed in:
    7.0.0 SR5
    .
    The JVM has been updated to allow startPosition to equal
    endPosition in MethodType.dropParameterTypes
    

Temporary fix

Comments

APAR Information

  • APAR number

    IV43153

  • Reported component name

    J9 COMMON CODE

  • Reported component ID

    620700127

  • Reported release

    260

  • Status

    CLOSED PER

  • PE

    NoPE

  • HIPER

    NoHIPER

  • Special Attention

    NoSpecatt

  • Submitted date

    2013-05-24

  • Closed date

    2013-05-24

  • Last modified date

    2013-05-24

  • APAR is sysrouted FROM one or more of the following:

  • APAR is sysrouted TO one or more of the following:

Fix information

  • Fixed component name

    J9 COMMON CODE

  • Fixed component ID

    620700127

Applicable component levels

  • R260 PSY

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Document Information

Modified date:
21 February 2022