RFR 8027434: "-XX:OnOutOfMemoryError" uses fork instead of vfork

Alan Bateman Alan.Bateman at oracle.com
Fri Sep 14 13:35:43 UTC 2018

On 14/09/2018 14:26, Roger Riggs wrote:
> fyi,
> There is a parallel thread on core-libs-dev recommending to use 
> posix_spawn instead of vfork
> in the JDK's process launcher.
> http://mail.openjdk.java.net/pipermail/core-libs-dev/2018-September/055333.html 
> That might be worth considering here too; but would be a larger change.
I wondered about that too and it turns out there is an issue tracking it:


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