RFR: 5049299 - (process) Use,posix_spawn, not fork, on S10 to avoid swap,exhaustion (jdk7u-dev)
rob.mckenna at oracle.com
Tue Nov 5 21:37:26 UTC 2013
Apologies, I forgot to mention the dependency on:
8008118: (process) Possible null pointer dereference in
On 05/11/13 21:24, Rob McKenna wrote:
> On 05/11/13 21:23, Rob McKenna wrote:
>> Hi folks,
>> I'd like to backport this change to JDK7. Note: this fix uses
>> posix_spawn by default on Mac OSX only. On Solaris fork will remain
>> the default behaviour.
>> I've just noticed that there is a problem with the testcase on
>> Solaris in that it will test fork twice. (and won't test posix_spawn)
>> I'll figure out a way around this, but in the mean time I'd like to
>> get the ball rolling on this review anyway.
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