Trying To Open From Mission Control .jfr File From JRockit 28 Is Throwing An Exception

(Doc ID 1900710.1)

Last updated on NOVEMBER 05, 2016

Applies to:

Oracle JRockit - Version R28.2.0 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

an exception is thrown while trying to open a .jfr file with Oracle® JRockit Mission Control 4.1.0 (M4.1.0-247, 147304) on a windows platform

Could not open the editor: An exception was thrown during initialization

java.lang.ClassCastException: com.jrockit.mc.flightrecorder.internal.parser.binary.Reference
at com.jrockit.mc.flightrecorder.internal.parser.binary.MainParser.read(MainParser.java:124)
at com.jrockit.mc.flightrecorder.internal.parser.binary.MainParser.read(MainParser.java:49)
at com.jrockit.mc.flightrecorder.provider.RepositoryBuilder.createRepository(RepositoryBuilder.java:63)
at com.jrockit.mc.flightrecorder.provider.RepositoryBuilder.build(RepositoryBuilder.java:52)
at com.jrockit.mc.flightrecorder.internal.JRockitFileProvider.createRepositoryFromFile(JRockitFileProvider.java:26)
at com.jrockit.mc.flightrecorder.spi.FileProvider.createRepository(FileProvider.java:43)
at com.jrockit.mc.flightrecorder.FlightRecording.(FlightRecording.java:69)
at com.jrockit.mc.flightrecorder.ui.FlightRecordingEditor.createRecording(FlightRecordingEditor.java:134)
at com.jrockit.mc.flightrecorder.ui.FlightRecordingEditor.initialize(FlightRecordingEditor.java:47)
at com.jrockit.mc.components.ui.design.DesignEditor.init(DesignEditor.java:85)
....

Cause

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