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  1. JDK
  2. JDK-4099227

Cyclic inheritance of inner classes makes compiler enter infinite loop

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      sparc
    • OS:
      solaris_2.5.1

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      JDK12beta2 build Z fails to pass JCK12beta2 test icls03903.
      Compiler enters infinite loop trying to compile the following
      example (which is actually reduced form of the JCK test):

      ------
      class a {
      class b extends c {}
      class c extends b {}
      }
      -------
      > jc a.java
      a.java:3: Cyclic class inheritance.
              class c extends b {}
                              ^

      That's where it hangs. Note that this is a new failure, JDK12beta2 build U
      correctly reported error and did not enter infinite loop.

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            Assignee:
            wmaddoxsunw William Maddox (Inactive)
            Reporter:
            oulyankisunw Oleg Ulyankin (Inactive)
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