JDK 9 RFR of 8152085: (ch) RandomAccessFile.getChannel().lock() is uninterruptible

Brian Burkhalter brian.burkhalter at oracle.com
Fri Jan 27 01:12:44 UTC 2017

On Jan 26, 2017, at 1:50 PM, Alan Bateman <Alan.Bateman at oracle.com> wrote:

>> I am not at all sure that this is a good solution, so should someone else have a better idea about it that they would like to share I would be happy to read it.
> Yeah, this is gross. This issue dates back to JDK 1.4 and I think it needs further thought to see if are other APIs that we could use.

Well as I implied I don’t think it’s a great solution either so I don’t disagree. I have looked over a lot of documentation of Windows functions and did not see any alternative there. I’ll continue to investigate.

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