RFR JDK-8043495: add native FileChannelImpl.transferTo0() implementation for AIX

Alan Bateman Alan.Bateman at oracle.com
Mon May 26 10:09:53 UTC 2014

On 26/05/2014 10:04, Jonathan Lu wrote:
> Hello,
> May I have following patch reviewed ?
> http://cr.openjdk.java.net/~luchsh/JDK-8043495/ 
> <http://cr.openjdk.java.net/%7Eluchsh/JDK-8043495/>
> The patch will add native FileChannelImpl.transferTo0() implementation 
> for AIX
> by using the 'send_file' API,
> http://www-01.ibm.com/support/knowledgecenter/ssw_aix_71/com.ibm.aix.commtrf2/send_file.htm?lang=en
Is the getsockopt needed to test the destination? I don't have access to 
a system with AIX and the man page you cite seems to detect this and 
give you the ENOTSOCK.

Otherwise I don't see any issues with this, a minor consistent issue at 
L245 where it could be "< 0".

Just looking at the OSX implementation just before this in the function 
and there is redundant ifdef __APPLE__. We could fix it with this patch 
or use another bug, I don't of course want to expand the scope of your 


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