A method with return type size_t returns negative value

Jing LV lvjing at linux.vnet.ibm.com
Thu May 5 06:22:16 UTC 2011

于 2011-4-26 16:43, Alan Bateman 写道:
> Jing LV wrote:
>> Hello,
>>      Thanks for raising the defect. I see there is no patch now, so I 
>> create one (as the defect mentioned jint may be good, I use jint here).
>>      I have no Sun Online Account Id, would someone take a look?
> The function prototypes would also require to be updated and there are 
> a couple of other areas that would require clean-up too. If it's okay 
> with you, I think we should postpone this to jdk8. This code has been 
> using size_t for many years and I don't think is actually causing a 
> real problem. I agree it should be cleaned up but we are out of time 
> in jdk7. Another point is that jdk8 will be our opportunity to remove 
> the dependencies on the JVM_* functions and so this code will be 
> changing anyway (I realize we're not using these in the Windows code 
> but the functions need to match as they are used from shared code).
> -Alan.
Hi Alan,

      I am OK with Java8. And I am wondering if a portlib or something 
may help. I'd think deeper and provide some proposal.

Best Regards,
Jimmy, Jing LV

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