changeset 4067:baf7fac3167e

8006298: Specifying malformed JFR options (-XX:+FlightRecorderOptions) outputs non-sensical error Summary: Change error messages for malformed options so the messages are more useful. Reviewed-by: mikael, kvn, nloodin
author hseigel
date Fri, 01 Feb 2013 14:14:54 -0500
parents 7885e162c30f
children 4c75576d18d0
files src/share/vm/runtime/arguments.cpp
diffstat 1 files changed, 23 insertions(+), 6 deletions(-) [+]
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--- a/src/share/vm/runtime/arguments.cpp	Mon Jan 28 09:33:55 2013 -0800
+++ b/src/share/vm/runtime/arguments.cpp	Fri Feb 01 14:14:54 2013 -0500
@@ -827,7 +827,8 @@
     return true;
   }
 
-  const char * const argname = *arg == '+' || *arg == '-' ? arg + 1 : arg;
+  bool has_plus_minus = (*arg == '+' || *arg == '-');
+  const char* const argname = has_plus_minus ? arg + 1 : arg;
   if (is_newly_obsolete(arg, &since)) {
     char version[256];
     since.to_string(version, sizeof(version));
@@ -838,13 +839,29 @@
   // For locked flags, report a custom error message if available.
   // Otherwise, report the standard unrecognized VM option.
 
-  Flag* locked_flag = Flag::find_flag((char*)argname, strlen(argname), true);
-  if (locked_flag != NULL) {
+  size_t arg_len;
+  const char* equal_sign = strchr(argname, '=');
+  if (equal_sign == NULL) {
+    arg_len = strlen(argname);
+  } else {
+    arg_len = equal_sign - argname;
+  }
+
+  Flag* found_flag = Flag::find_flag((char*)argname, arg_len, true);
+  if (found_flag != NULL) {
     char locked_message_buf[BUFLEN];
-    locked_flag->get_locked_message(locked_message_buf, BUFLEN);
+    found_flag->get_locked_message(locked_message_buf, BUFLEN);
     if (strlen(locked_message_buf) == 0) {
-      jio_fprintf(defaultStream::error_stream(),
-        "Unrecognized VM option '%s'\n", argname);
+      if (found_flag->is_bool() && !has_plus_minus) {
+        jio_fprintf(defaultStream::error_stream(),
+          "Missing +/- setting for VM option '%s'\n", argname);
+      } else if (!found_flag->is_bool() && has_plus_minus) {
+        jio_fprintf(defaultStream::error_stream(),
+          "Unexpected +/- setting in VM option '%s'\n", argname);
+      } else {
+        jio_fprintf(defaultStream::error_stream(),
+          "Improperly specified VM option '%s'\n", argname);
+      }
     } else {
       jio_fprintf(defaultStream::error_stream(), "%s", locked_message_buf);
     }