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

Rob McKenna rob.mckenna at oracle.com
Thu Nov 7 13:52:47 UTC 2013

I've added a review showing the differences to jdk8 to:


I've updated the previous webrev ( 
http://cr.openjdk.java.net/~robm/5049299/7/webrev.01/ ) in place to 
reflect the comment change.

Note: still putting together a separate test which will call Basic.java 
with the correct parameters on each platform.


On 07/11/13 11:46, Alan Bateman wrote:
> On 06/11/2013 13:30, Rob McKenna wrote:
>> Yes, absolutely. I'm looking for approval for the code in principle. 
>> Particularly the change in the default property value on Solaris 
>> since thats the only change. Once approved I will of course seek 
>> approval for integration.
>> Also, I will also integrate these changes separately and in order. 
>> 8008118 has been sitting in my repository for some time and I totally 
>> forgot about it until I looked at the webrev.
>>     -Rob
> Okay, so will you refresh the webrev and just highlight the 
> differences from the jdk8 patch?
> -Alan.

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