[8u] Request for approval 8170307: Stack size option -Xss is ignored

Rob McKenna rob.mckenna at oracle.com
Tue Dec 20 14:58:41 UTC 2016



On 20/12/16 10:10, David Holmes wrote:
> Bug: https://bugs.openjdk.java.net/browse/JDK-8170307 (not public)
> This change removes an ancient workaround that limited the usable stack of
> the primordial process thread to 2MB. This only affects applications that
> use the JNI invocation API to load the VM in the primordial process thread.
> The stack size will now be controlled by the -Xss stack option and the OS
> limit (specified through rlimit). In the corner case where no Java stack
> size is specified and rlimit is unlimited, then we impose a 8MB limit as
> done on Solaris.
> JDK 9 changeset: http://hg.openjdk.java.net/jdk9/hs/hotspot/rev/3abc9ec542ab
> 8u webrev: http://cr.openjdk.java.net/~dholmes/8170307/webrev.8u/
> As the patch did not apply directly due to the amount of change in the file
> in JDK 9 I had it re-reviewed here:
> http://mail.openjdk.java.net/pipermail/hotspot-runtime-dev/2016-December/022151.html
> Thanks,
> David

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