Java Virtual Machine

Errata for Java Virtual Machine

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The errata list is a list of errors and their corrections that were found after the product was released. If the error was corrected in a later version or reprint the date of the correction will be displayed in the column titled "Date Corrected".

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Color Key: Serious Technical Mistake Minor Technical Mistake Language or formatting error Typo Question Note Update



Version Location Description Submitted By Date Submitted Date Corrected
Printed
Page 5
para. 2, line 2: "doing the all the running"

changed to "doing all the running"

Anonymous    Sep 01, 1998
Printed
Page 23
code 3, line 7

3 ldc #1 <String "Hello World!> changed to 3 ldc #1 <String "Hello World!">

Anonymous    Sep 01, 1998
Printed
Page 58
last line: "current" should be "currently"

Anonymous    Aug 01, 1999
Printed
Page 79
1st para., last line: "it resolved" changed to

"is resolved"

Anonymous    Sep 01, 1998
Printed
Page 99
para. -2, line -1: "Chapter 11, Threads" changed to

"Chapter 12, Class File Reference"

Anonymous    Sep 01, 1998
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Page 179
Tag value 2 used to be CONSTANT_Unicode in Java 1.0. Since there

is also a CONSTANT_Utf8, I guess they decided to drop CONSTANT_Unicode for simplicity when they came out with the JVM spec, so its meaning is now undefined. I suppose it would be a good idea to include an entry for 2 saying "reserved" or something like that.

Anonymous    Aug 01, 1999
Printed
Page 192
under "name_index" and "type_index": "local pool"

changed to "constant pool"

Anonymous    Sep 01, 1998
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Page 223
next-to-last sentence before last code bit: "numbers" should be

"number"

Anonymous    Aug 01, 1999
Printed
Page 267
under "i2c": in the table, "value" and "result" should not be

part of the column heads

Anonymous    Aug 01, 1999
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Page 427
in Troy Downing's bio, "two-year-old daughter"

changed to "young daughter"

Anonymous    Sep 01, 1998