[concurrency-interest] NullPointerException in ThreadLocal$ThreadLocalMap.replaceStaleEntry

Joe Bowbeer joe.bowbeer at gmail.com
Fri Jun 30 06:41:12 EDT 2006

On 6/30/06, Raj <qweries at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi we have been facing an NPE on an off. The stack trace looks like:
> java.lang.NullPointerException
>         at java.lang.ThreadLocal$ThreadLocalMap$Entry.access$502(ThreadLocal.java:229)
>         at java.lang.ThreadLocal$ThreadLocalMap.replaceStaleEntry(ThreadLocal.java:509)
>         at java.lang.ThreadLocal$ThreadLocalMap.getAfterMiss(ThreadLocal.java:362)
>         at java.lang.ThreadLocal$ThreadLocalMap.get(ThreadLocal.java:341)
>         at java.lang.ThreadLocal$ThreadLocalMap.access$000(ThreadLocal.java:219)
>         at java.lang.ThreadLocal.get(ThreadLocal.java:121)
> *snip*
> This issue has been reported by some elsewhere:
> http://www-128.ibm.com/developerworks/forums/dw_thread.jsp?message=13741787&cat=10&thread=90185&treeDisplayType=threadmode1&forum=176#13741787.
> However, no solution/analysis of the cause has been posted.
> The problem occurs sporadicaly and we are having trouble to simulate
> the problem. Would appreciate any help in trying to narrow down the
> problem.
> Thanks,
> Raj

Which version and build of the VM are you using?  (java -version)

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