Review Request: JDK-8001334 - Remove use of JVM_* functions from code

Alan Bateman Alan.Bateman at
Thu Mar 7 13:28:15 UTC 2013

On 07/03/2013 13:21, Alexey Utkin wrote:
> Can I say two word about the file
> and function
>      getLastErrorString(char *buf, size_t len)
> Here is the documentation for [FormatMessage]:
> if you are using ASCII version of FormatMessage that is a good idea 
> to  have the direct reference to [FormatMessageA], not define.
> The second word is about the third world countries: Russia and China.
> Windows OS has localized version. The error messages on that systems 
> would contains only [?] in the worst case.
It's good to re-examine this but just to mention that this is just 
bringing over what is in os::lasterror (in 


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