8202261: (fc) FileChannel.map and RandomAccessFile.setLength should not preallocate space

Andrew Hughes gnu.andrew at redhat.com
Sat Oct 20 17:50:45 UTC 2018

On Tue, 22 May 2018 at 07:39, Alan Bateman <Alan.Bateman at oracle.com> wrote:
> On 21/05/2018 22:56, Ismael Juma wrote:
> > Any thoughts on a backport to Java 8? Java 10 would be nice to have,
> > but Java 11 is not far away and I don't expect many users to stick
> > with Java 10 for long given the update policy. However, many users
> > will stick to Java 8 for a long time and it would be good to restore
> > the behaviour there.
> >
> I don't have cycles to get involved in changes for JDK 8 updates.
> However, I agree JDK-8168628 should be backed out from jdk8u.
> -Alan

Was there any action on this for 8u? 8168628 just went out in 8u191
(earlier inclusion is only listed for b30+ builds, which seem to refer
to Oracle customer builds)
Andrew :)

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