... until the collector arrives ...

This "blog" is really just a scratchpad of mine. There is not much of general interest here. Most of the content is scribbled down "live" as I discover things I want to remember. I rarely go back to correct mistakes in older entries. You have been warned :)


I downloaded and installed the new Microsoft Java VM, version 3165.  It fixed a bug that occurred in version 3158 (and possibly other earlier versions) which caused the following program to hang instead of throwing an exception:

public class MSVM3158 {
    public static void main (String [] args) throws Exception
        try {
            throw new Exception ("xxx");
        } finally {

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