RFR(S): 8026487 : PPC64: Implement 'os::fork_and_exec' on AIX
christian.thalinger at oracle.com
Tue Oct 15 11:53:52 PDT 2013
I know nothing about AIX but I assume you've tested the change and it works, right? Looks good.
On Oct 15, 2013, at 8:41 AM, Volker Simonis <volker.simonis at gmail.com> wrote:
> could you please review the following webrev:
> for bug:
> which only touches the AIX specific file src/os/aix/vm/os_aix.cpp.
> Here's some background:
> During testing with the OpenJDK regression tests we realized that
> we've omitted the implementation of os::fork_and_exec() on AIX. This
> method is only required by the options -XX:OnOutOfMemoryError,
> -XX:OnError and -XX:+ShowMessageBoxOnError if the user answers with
> The implementation is a straightforward adaptation of the
> corresponding Linux code.
> This change also contains the trivial implementation of
> os::Aix::available_memory() which is only used by the trace macro
> RC_TRACE_WITH_THREAD in VM_RedefineClasses. The implementation simply
> calls os::Aix::get_meminfo() which had been already implemented
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