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8261354: SIGSEGV at MethodIteratorHost #4143

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The MethodIteratorHost will iterate over previous versions of redefined classes but the number of methods in that class is retrieved only for the current version.
Since the previous versions may theoretically, and before JDK 15 also practically, contain fewer methods than the current version (hotspot did support adding private static methods during retransformation) this can lead to SIGSEGV when the iterator tries accessing out-of-range method element.

Although for after JDK 15 it is not possible to have differing number of methods between multiple versions of a retransformed class it feels right not to rely on the implementation detail and re-retrieve the number of methods per each class version.

All jdk_jfr tests are passing on Linux x64 and MacOS x64


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@jbachorik jbachorik changed the title 8203359: SIGSEGV at MethodIteratorHost 8261354: SIGSEGV at MethodIteratorHost May 21, 2021
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Wow, this was subtle - great work in locating the root cause Jaroslav!

Were you able to reproduce this issue?

I wonder how this affects the Filter construct that is intended to prevent multiple entries from being serialized (and to leave when done). Now it looks like there is no state carried between iterations, unfortunately. This might be ok in practice, it would probably be ok to have multiple entries of the same method serialized (although redundant). Might need to reconsider if the Filter should still be used here.

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Were you able to reproduce this issue?

Well, yes. But I did it with BTrace script - the reproducer requires an instrumenting agent which is adding private static methods and since BTrace is already doing that for JDK 11 it was the quickest way to bisect :)

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mgronlun commented May 21, 2021

Hi again,

I noticed the Filter stuff after I clicked Approve, and it was an attempt to roll back my approve state - I don't know if it is possible to even do that. So consider it approved, but we need to think about how to handle the Filter thing. Because now it will no longer work as intended, so maybe consider removing it.

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I can remove the filter before integrating to make the code less confusing - since the filter has no function right now it would be better if it is not there at all.

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