RFR: 5049299 - (process) Use,posix_spawn, not fork, on S10 to avoid swap,exhaustion (jdk7u-dev)

Rob McKenna rob.mckenna at oracle.com
Tue Nov 5 21:24:05 UTC 2013




On 05/11/13 21:23, Rob McKenna wrote:
> Hi folks,
> I'd like to backport this change to JDK7. Note: this fix uses 
> posix_spawn by default on Mac OSX only. On Solaris fork will remain 
> the default behaviour.
> I've just noticed that there is a problem with the testcase on Solaris 
> in that it will test fork twice. (and won't test posix_spawn) I'll 
> figure out a way around this, but in the mean time I'd like to get the 
> ball rolling on this review anyway.
>     -Rob

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