IV45074: JEXTRACT HANGS WHEN RUNNING AGAINST A LINUX CORE FILE
Closed as program error.
Error Message: When the jextract tool is run against a Linux core file it does not terminate. If a java stack trace is obtained from the jextract process by triggering a javacore then the stack trace for the main method will appear to remain the same. The GC History section will show that objects are being freed and indicate that the tool is doing work but comparing stack traces across several javacores will show no progress is made on the main thread. . Stack Trace: 3XMTHREADINFO3 Java callstack: 4XESTACKTRACE at com/ibm/dtfj/corereaders/ClosingFileReader.readFully(ClosingFile Reader.java:447(Compiled Code)) 4XESTACKTRACE at com/ibm/dtfj/corereaders/ClosingFileReader.readInt(ClosingFileRe ader.java:385(Compiled Code)) 4XESTACKTRACE at com/ibm/dtfj/corereaders/DumpReader.readInt(DumpReader.java:33(C ompiled Code)) 4XESTACKTRACE at com/ibm/dtfj/corereaders/LittleEndianDumpReader.readInt(LittleEn dianDumpReader.java:26(Compiled Code)) 4XESTACKTRACE at com/ibm/dtfj/corereaders/NewElfDump$ElfFile.readInt(NewElfDump.j ava:752(Compiled Code)) 4XESTACKTRACE at com/ibm/dtfj/corereaders/NewElfDump$ElfFile.readNote(NewElfDump. java:701(Compiled Code)) 4XESTACKTRACE at com/ibm/dtfj/corereaders/NewElfDump$ElfFile.readNotes(NewElfDump .java:695(Compiled Code)) 4XESTACKTRACE at com/ibm/dtfj/corereaders/NewElfDump$ElfFile.readProgramHeader(Ne wElfDump.java:687) 4XESTACKTRACE at com/ibm/dtfj/corereaders/NewElfDump$ElfFile.readFile(NewElfDump. java:617) 4XESTACKTRACE at com/ibm/dtfj/corereaders/NewElfDump$Elf32File.<init>(NewElfDump. java:967) 4XESTACKTRACE at com/ibm/dtfj/corereaders/NewElfDump.readModules(NewElfDump.java: 1219) 4XESTACKTRACE at com/ibm/dtfj/corereaders/NewElfDump.buildProcess(NewElfDump.java :1145) 4XESTACKTRACE at com/ibm/dtfj/corereaders/NewElfDump.readProcess(NewElfDump.java: 1138) 4XESTACKTRACE at com/ibm/dtfj/corereaders/NewElfDump.extract(NewElfDump.java:1879 ) 4XESTACKTRACE at com/ibm/jvm/j9/dump/extract/Main.<init>(Main.java:430) 4XESTACKTRACE at com/ibm/jvm/j9/dump/extract/Main.main(Main.java:318) .
The problem was caused when a core file is damaged or contains unexpected data.
This defect will be fixed in: 7.0.0 SR5 6.0.1 SR6 6.0.0 SR14 . The jextract tool has been updated with an additional validity check on the contents of the file that will prevent this unexpected data causing it not to terminate.
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