RFR: 5049299 - (process) Use,posix_spawn, not fork, on S10 to avoid swap,exhaustion (jdk7u-dev)
rob.mckenna at oracle.com
Wed Nov 6 12:00:00 UTC 2013
The only difference in 5049299 is the change in the default property
value in Solaris. Apologies for not making that clear.
On 06/11/13 01:09, David Holmes wrote:
> Hi Rob,
> How different is this to the JDK 8 version?
> On 6/11/2013 7:24 AM, 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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