A method with return type size_t returns negative value

Alan Bateman Alan.Bateman at oracle.com
Thu Nov 24 18:03:03 UTC 2011

On 15/11/2011 08:09, Jing Lv wrote:
> Hello,
>     I search the E:\workspace\openjdk\jdk\src\windows\native but find 
> nothing similar (please tell me if I miss something), so I suggest we 
> have a quick fix for now, like:
Sorry for the delay getting back to you on this.

I think jint would be better than SSIZE_T as jint is how the 
JVM_Read/Write functions are defined, it matches the parameters and it's 
what the callers expect too.

So here's the webrev with it changed to jint:


I had hoped we would fix this with other clean-up but the other clean-up 
can wait. I'm still curious how you ran into this as I don't think there 
is a problem with the generated code (at least not with the Microsoft 


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