How to Diagnose a java.lang.VerifyError: Expecting a stackmap frame at branch target ... (Doc ID 2241384.1)

Last updated on MARCH 21, 2017

Applies to:

Java SE JDK and JRE - Version 7 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

When Java bytecode verification is disabled (-Xverify:none or -noverify), sometimes very intermittent bad behavior happens such as JVM crash.  Had bytecode verification been enabled, a deterministic error such as the following java.lang.VerifyError could have helped pinpoint the issue:

  

Cause

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