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

Dan Xu dan.xu at
Tue Mar 12 22:19:53 UTC 2013

I understand now. Here is the updated webrev to directly map IO_Append 
to handleWrite in *nix platforms,

I checked source code, and we do guarantee the 
consistency of append flag between open and write operations. Thanks!


On 03/12/2013 02:22 PM, Alan Bateman wrote:
> On 12/03/2013 18:01, Dan Xu wrote:
>> Hi Alan,
>> Do you mean directly map IO_Append to handleWrite in io_util_md.h for 
>> the *nix case? And then where do we check the O_APPEND flag in our 
>> code? Or do we require users to open the file with O_APPEND flag? 
>> Thanks!
> Yes, either IO_Append is defined to be handleWrite or else add 
> handleAppend that simply calls handleWrite. There's no need to check 
> O_APPEND after the file is opened for append, not on *nix anyway.
> -Alan

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