Request for approval: 6929067: Stack guard pages should be removed when thread is detached

Andrew Haley aph at
Fri Mar 19 07:40:22 PDT 2010

On 03/19/2010 02:37 PM, Coleen Phillimore wrote:
> Great!  Thanks for reporting and diagnosing this.  I was a bit mystified
> because I thought I'd tested it, but after a while the VM just started
> getting "Bus error".  Including java -version.  Do the files stay open
> after the process has exited?

No they don't, and in any case the pool of file handles is per-process.
Also, the kernel closes all open files at process exit.

> Why did it do this?

Impossible to say.


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