Request for review: 7141739: [osx] Local attach fails if is set

Daniel D. Daugherty daniel.daugherty at
Wed Feb 1 14:59:32 PST 2012

On 2/1/12 9:05 AM, Staffan Larsen wrote:
> Please review the following change.
> webrev:
> bug:
> This is a followup of bug 7132199 which is fixed in jdk8 and jdk7u-dev.
> If the user sets to something else than /tmp, the attach framework will fail (for example jstack). The reason is that Hotspot and the jdk does not agree on which directory the well-known .java_pid and .attach_pid files should be in. On OSX Hotspot will always create these in the per-user secure temporary directory, but the jdk will look in
> This fix makes sure the jdk looks in the same location as Hotspot.
> Thanks,
> /Staffan

Please update copyright years to 2012.

     line 73: Always creates the ".attach_pid" file in tmpdir.
         The HSX side matches this and always looks for the
         ".attach_pid" file in tmpdir. Perhaps we should change
         Linux and Solaris to always create and look for the
         ".attach_pid" file in tmpdir...

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