8226863: [aix] jdk/java/lang/reflect/exeCallerAccessTest cannot launch on primordial thread

Thomas Stüfe thomas.stuefe at gmail.com
Tue Jul 2 05:23:06 UTC 2019

Second, corrected Webrev:


Run through SAP nightlies on all platforms.

Cheers, Thomas

On Thu, Jun 27, 2019 at 9:02 AM Thomas Stüfe <thomas.stuefe at gmail.com>

> Hi all,
> Issue:
> https://bugs.openjdk.java.net/browse/JDK-8226863
> webrev:
> http://cr.openjdk.java.net/~stuefe/webrevs/8226863--jdk-java-lang-reflect-execalleraccesstest-cannot-launch-on-primordial-thread/webrev.00/webrev/
> we have this annoying issue on AIX that the libjvm cannot be invoked on a
> primordial thread. Therefore we need to change launchers which create the
> VM to spawn own threads (we only do this where it is worth the effort -
> this, admittedly, is a corner case, we could alternatively just disable the
> test on AIX).
> This is annoying and vaguely embarrassing :-/ Maybe IBM will step in some
> time and help us solve the underlying issues which have to do with the
> inability to create guard pages on the primordial thread stack (among other
> things IIRC).
> Thanks for reviewing,
> Thomas

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