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  1. JBoss Transaction Manager
  2. JBTM-748

Calling rollback_only via OTS is throwing the wrong exception

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    • Type: Bug
    • Status: Closed (View Workflow)
    • Priority: Major
    • Resolution: Done
    • Affects Version/s: 4.11.0
    • Fix Version/s: 4.15.0
    • Component/s: JTS
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      This problem is intermittent and, when present, only occurs on BlackTie Windows CI test runs.

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      This problem is intermittent and, when present, only occurs on BlackTie Windows CI test runs.

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      Occasionally our BlackTie CI test run is failing when marking a transaction rollback only because it is getting the wrong exception back from the transaction manager

      16:11:10,296 WARN [arjLoggerI18N] [com.arjuna.ats.arjuna.coordinator.TransactionReaper_18] - TransactionReaper::check timeout for TX -53ee7cfb:10e2:4c0fa834:22ec in state RUN
      [exec] 2010-06-09 16:11:10,296 [0x0000123c] WARN (TxLogControl :153 ) - rollback_only: INVALID_TRANSACTION minor: 20001
      16:11:10,328 WARN [arjLoggerI18N] [com.arjuna.ats.arjuna.coordinator.TransactionReaper_7] - TransactionReaper::doCancellations worker Thread[Thread-18,5,jboss] successfully canceled TX -53ee7cfb:10e2:4c0fa834:22ec

      The second log message comes from the C client (the other two from the reaper). The CORBA System exception major/minor code represents INVALID_TRANSACTION/INACTIVE_TRANSACTION which according to the OTS spec is incorrect.

      A look at the code shows a race condition between a BlackTie C client marking a transaction abort only and the Transaction Reaper cancelling it (due to a timeout being reached). The reaper eventually winds up in ControlImple.destroy() where the CORBA object representing the transaction is destroyed. There is a window where the C client request reaches JacORB just before the reaper has had a chance to destroy the CORBA object resulting in the wrong exception being returned.

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                • Assignee:
                  mmusgrov Michael Musgrove
                  Reporter:
                  mmusgrov Michael Musgrove
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