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

Alan Bateman Alan.Bateman at oracle.com
Fri Nov 8 08:34:57 UTC 2013

On 08/11/2013 00:39, David Holmes wrote:
> And linux? It has changed to vfork right?
> So OSX has changed, linux has changed, but Solaris remains as-is. All 
> platforms allow selecting the mechanism via the property 
> jdk.lang.Process.launchMechanism
The only change is OSX where the default switches from fork to 
posix_spawn. No change to the default on Solaris or Linux.


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