Bug Fixes

The following table lists the bug fixes included in JDK 8u72 release:

Bug Id Category Subcategory Description
JDK-8133917 client-libs   Please backport X11FontManager refactor to Java 8!
JDK-8130136 client-libs 2d Swing window sometimes fails to repaint partially when it becomes exposed
JDK-8132850 client-libs 2d java.lang.ArrayIndexOutOfBoundsException during text rendering with many fonts installed
JDK-8137106 client-libs 2d EUDC (End User Defined Characters) are not displayed on Windows with Java 8u60+
JDK-8065081 client-libs demo Intermittent NPE in Java2Demo applet on Stop/Restart in appletviewer
JDK-8081485 client-libs java.awt EDT auto shutdown is broken in case of new event queue usage
JDK-8081787 client-libs java.awt [macosx] MalformedURLException is thrown during reading data for application/x-java-url;class=java.net.URL flavor
JDK-8086038 client-libs java.awt [macosx] No available data flavors when copying from Microsoft Word for Mac
JDK-8130776 client-libs java.awt Remove EmbeddedFrame.requestFocusToEmbedder() method
JDK-8132382 client-libs java.awt [macosx] Crash during JMC or JavaFX execution when NSApplication is controlled by SWT or JavaFX libraries
JDK-8136763 client-libs java.awt [macosx] java always returns only one value for "text/uri-list" dataflavor even if several files were copied
JDK-8134828 client-libs javax.swing Scrollbar thumb disappears with Nimbus L&F
JDK-8134917 client-libs javax.swing [macosx] JOptionPane doesn't receive mouse events when opened from a drop event
JDK-8134356 core-libs   {@code} tag contains < and > sequences
JDK-8134569 core-libs   Add tests for prototype callsites
JDK-8134939 core-libs   Improve toString method of Dynalink DynamicMethod objects
JDK-8133249 core-libs java.io Occasional SIGSEGV: non thread-safe use of strerr in getLastErrorString
JDK-8073644 core-libs java.lang.invoke Assertion in LambdaFormEditor.bindArgumentType is too strict
JDK-8030785 core-libs java.lang:reflect Missing "since 1.8" javadoc for java.lang.reflect.Method:getParameterCount
JDK-8072466 core-libs java.net Deadlock when initializing MulticastSocket and DatagramSocket
JDK-8087190 core-libs java.net Regression in sun.net.util.IPAddressUtil.isIPv4LiteralAddress(String)
JDK-8133015 core-libs java.net InetAddress.isReachable(tmout) returning wrong value on Windows for IPv6
JDK-8143397 core-libs java.net It looks like InetAddress.isReachable(timeout) works incorrectly
JDK-6857566 core-libs java.nio (bf) DirectByteBuffer garbage creation can outpace reclamation
JDK-8029516 core-libs java.nio (fs) WatchKey cancel unreliable on Windows
JDK-8034057 core-libs java.nio Files.getFileStore and Files.isWritable do not work with SUBST'ed drives (win)
JDK-8080115 core-libs java.nio (fs) Crash in libgio when calling Files.probeContentType(path) from parallel threads
JDK-8130274 core-libs java.nio java/nio/file/FileStore/Basic.java fails when two successive stores in an iteration are determined to be equal
JDK-8133232 core-libs java.nio [fs] Regex has redundant | in the char class
JDK-8133647 core-libs java.nio (ch) Test java/nio/channels/AsynchronousSocketChannel/StressLoopback.java fails for Windows XP
JDK-8137121 core-libs java.nio (fc) Infinite loop FileChannel.truncate
JDK-8138819 core-libs java.nio (se) File descriptor leak when Selector.open fails
JDK-8081794 core-libs java.text ParsePosition getErrorIndex returns 0 for TimeZone parsing problem
JDK-8074032 core-libs java.time Instant.ofEpochMilli(millis).toEpochMilli() can throw arithmetic overflow in toEpochMilli()
JDK-8133022 core-libs java.time Instant.toEpochMilli() silently overflows
JDK-8139107 core-libs java.time DateTimeFormatter with Locale.UK throw a NullPointerException when parsing zone
JDK-6907252 core-libs java.util.jar ZipFileInputStream Not Thread-Safe
JDK-8038502 core-libs java.util.jar Deflater.needsInput() should use synchronization
JDK-8134505 core-libs java.util:i18n Cleanup of "TimeZone_md.c"
JDK-8129957 core-libs javax.naming Deadlock in JNDI LDAP implementation when closing the LDAP context
JDK-8027137 core-libs jdk.nashorn Merge ScriptFunction and ScriptFunctionImpl
JDK-8055917 core-libs jdk.nashorn jdk.nashorn.internal.codegen.CompilationPhase$N should be renamed to proper classes
JDK-8068901 core-libs jdk.nashorn Surprising behavior with more than one functional interface on a class
JDK-8068903 core-libs jdk.nashorn Can't invoke vararg @FunctionalInterface methods
JDK-8073613 core-libs jdk.nashorn Here documents: how to avoid string interpolation?
JDK-8073733 core-libs jdk.nashorn TypeError messages with "call" and "new" could be improved
JDK-8087292 core-libs jdk.nashorn nashorn should have a "fail-fast" option for scripting, analog to bash "set -e"
JDK-8087312 core-libs jdk.nashorn PropertyMapWrapper.equals should compare className
JDK-8114838 core-libs jdk.nashorn Anonymous functions escape to surrounding scope when defined under "with" statement
JDK-8129950 core-libs jdk.nashorn Wrong condition for checking absence of logger in MethodHandleFactory
JDK-8129959 core-libs jdk.nashorn DebugLogger has unnecessary API methods
JDK-8130234 core-libs jdk.nashorn Get rid of JSType.isNegativeZero
JDK-8130307 core-libs jdk.nashorn improve Nashorn Javadoc target
JDK-8130424 core-libs jdk.nashorn if directory specified with --dest-dir does not exist, only .class files are dumped and .js files are not
JDK-8130476 core-libs jdk.nashorn Remove unused methods in Global.java
JDK-8130663 core-libs jdk.nashorn 6 fields can be static fields in Global class
JDK-8130853 core-libs jdk.nashorn Non-extensible global is not handled property
JDK-8131039 core-libs jdk.nashorn after adding a function property to Object.prototype, JSON.parse with reviver function goes into infinite loop
JDK-8131340 core-libs jdk.nashorn Varargs function is recompiled each time it is linked
JDK-8131683 core-libs jdk.nashorn Delete fails over multiple scopes
JDK-8133119 core-libs jdk.nashorn Error message associated with TypeError for call and new should include stringified Node
JDK-8133300 core-libs jdk.nashorn Ensure symbol table immutability in Nashorn AST
JDK-8133785 core-libs jdk.nashorn SharedScopeCall should be enabled for non-optimistic call sites even with optimistic compilation
JDK-8134150 core-libs jdk.nashorn Make Nashorn Timing class both threadsafe and efficient
JDK-8134484 core-libs jdk.nashorn disallow backquotes as heredoc end marker delimiters
JDK-8134488 core-libs jdk.nashorn var statement in if(false) block incorrectly evacuated into enclosing function
JDK-8134490 core-libs jdk.nashorn Dead var statement evacuation incorrectly descends into nested functions
JDK-8134502 core-libs jdk.nashorn introduce abstraction for basic NodeVisitor usage
JDK-8134609 core-libs jdk.nashorn Allow constructors with same prototoype map to share the allocator map
JDK-8134731 core-libs jdk.nashorn Function.prototype.apply interacts incorrectly with 'arguments'
JDK-8134930 core-libs jdk.nashorn Defer stack trace walking of NashornException for extracting line number and file name
JDK-8134931 core-libs jdk.nashorn jdk.nashorn.internal.codegen.TypeMap should not use Map
JDK-8134973 core-libs jdk.nashorn Control flow exceptions should avoid filling stack trace
JDK-8135000 core-libs jdk.nashorn Number.prototype.toFixed returns wrong string for 0.5 and -0.5
JDK-8135054 core-libs jdk.nashorn Add more samples to nashorn samples directory
JDK-8135075 core-libs jdk.nashorn Reorder short-circuit tests in ApplySpecialization to run cheapest first
JDK-8135190 core-libs jdk.nashorn Method code too large in Babel browser.js script
JDK-8135262 core-libs jdk.nashorn Sanitize CodeInstaller and Compiler API
JDK-8135332 core-libs jdk.nashorn ScriptFunction constructor should use is bound and is strict check rather than checking for 'arguments' and 'caller'
JDK-8135337 core-libs jdk.nashorn NativeDebug.dumpCounters with incorrect scope count
JDK-8136349 core-libs jdk.nashorn Typos patch for nashorn sources submitted on Sep 10, 2015
JDK-8136544 core-libs jdk.nashorn Call site switching to megamorphic causes incorrect property read
JDK-8136694 core-libs jdk.nashorn Megemorphic scope access does not throw ReferenceError when property is missing
JDK-8137258 core-libs jdk.nashorn JSObjectLinker and BrowserJSObjectLinker should not expose internal JS objects
JDK-8137281 core-libs jdk.nashorn OutOfMemoryError with large numeric keys in JSON.parse
JDK-8137333 core-libs jdk.nashorn Boundless soft caching of property map histories causes high memory pressure
JDK-8138616 core-libs jdk.nashorn invokeFunction fails if function calls a function defined in GLOBAL_SCOPE
JDK-8138632 core-libs jdk.nashorn Sparse array does not handle growth of underlying dense array
JDK-8074696 core-svc debugger Remote debugging session hangs for several minutes when calling findBootType
JDK-8074368 core-svc java.lang.management ThreadMXBean.getThreadInfo() corrupts memory when called with empty array for thread ids
JDK-8133666 core-svc java.lang.management OperatingSystemMXBean reports abnormally high machine CPU consumption on Linux
JDK-8075773 core-svc tools jps running as root fails after the fix of JDK-8050807
JDK-8139613 deploy   push of backport of JDK-8081846 broke build
JDK-8138650 deploy packager Packager cannot bundle Mac App Store Apps because JavaFX WebKit uses apple private APIs
JDK-8133985 deploy plugin "Apply" button is permanently disabled in JCP, after roaming profile option is changed
JDK-8134109 deploy plugin Applet2Manager.getMainDeploymentRuleSet ignores jar version.
JDK-8134495 deploy plugin Cannot enable debugging on JNLP applet with java-vm-args params
JDK-7156268 deploy webstart app is stuck when launching with javaagent if there is no jre info in deployment.properties
JDK-8055464 deploy webstart Add a URL scheme handler to reliably launch .jnlp files - java part
JDK-8056013 deploy webstart Web Start looks in currently directory for all classes prior to jars - slow
JDK-8077380 deploy webstart JNLPSigning exception when signed jnlp is launched from local tomcat server
JDK-8081846 deploy webstart Add a URL scheme handler to reliably launch .jnlp files - Windows registration part
JDK-8135115 deploy webstart DRS1.3: App is not blocked when there is a invalid attribute in jnlp-checksum
JDK-8135227 deploy webstart DRS 1.3 enhancements doesn't work as expected when load no href jnlp by "javaws <local_path_of_jnlp_file>"
JDK-8136906 deploy webstart Extreme Application Startup Time due to frequent requests for the jnlp-6.0.dtd
JDK-8139323 deploy webstart JNLPSignedResourcesHelperTest shows regression caused by JDK-8129600
JDK-8140264 deploy webstart create junit test for JDK-8136906
JDK-8140740 deploy webstart Test jnlp_file/applicationDesc/index.html\#args is failing
JDK-8011858 hotspot compiler Use Compile::live_nodes() instead of Compile::unique() in appropriate places
JDK-8058737 hotspot compiler CodeCache::find_blob fails with 'unsafe access to zombie method'
JDK-8075805 hotspot compiler Crash while trying to release CompiledICHolder
JDK-8134031 hotspot compiler Incorrect JIT compilation of complex code with inlining and escape analysis
JDK-8134493 hotspot compiler Cleaning inline caches of unloaded nmethods should be done in sweeper
JDK-8133193 hotspot gc Memory leak in G1 because G1RootProcessor doesn't have desctructor
JDK-8029453 hotspot runtime java/util/concurrent/locks/ReentrantLock/TimeoutLockLoops.java failed by timeout
JDK-8135002 hotspot runtime Fix or remove broken links in objectMonitor.cpp comments
JDK-8139150 hotspot runtime ClassVerifier frees exception message while it's still in use
JDK-8140249 hotspot runtime JVM Crashing During startUp If Flight Recording is enabled
JDK-7194452 security-libs java.security Remove "Reverse" PKIX CertPathBuilder implementation
JDK-8130875 security-libs java.security Ucrypto library leaks memory when null output buffer is specified
JDK-8136534 security-libs java.security Loading JKS keystore using non-null InputStream results in closed stream
JDK-8132551 security-libs javax.crypto:pkcs11 Initialize local variables before returning them in p11_convert.c
JDK-8067422 tools javac Lambda method names are unnecessarily unstable
JDK-8071291 tools javac Compiler crashes trying to cast UnionType to IntersectionClassType
JDK-8073519 xml jaxb schemagen does not report errors while generating xsd files