RFR 8177932 (process) java/lang/ProcessHandle/OnExitTest.java failed with "Process A should not be alive"

Thomas Stüfe thomas.stuefe at gmail.com
Tue Sep 5 15:06:25 UTC 2017

Hi Roger,

this looks reasonable.

Best Regards, Thomas

On Tue, Sep 5, 2017 at 3:42 PM, Roger Riggs <Roger.Riggs at oracle.com> wrote:

> Please review a fix for an intermittent issue with ProcessHandle.onExit.
> On Solaris, the start time of a process reported through /proc/pid/psinfo
> changes to
> zero when the process is exiting.  The onExit implementation incorrectly
> interpreted zero
> meaning the pid had been re-used and the process was no longer alive.
> However,
> ProcessHandle.isAlive considered zero to be missing information and the
> process was still alive.
> Webrev:
>   http://cr.openjdk.java.net/~rriggs/webrev-onexit-8177932/
> Issue:
>   https://bugs.openjdk.java.net/browse/JDK-8177932
> Thanks, Roger

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