8194734 : Handle to jimage file inherited into child processes (win)

Alan Bateman Alan.Bateman at oracle.com
Thu Apr 12 18:15:47 UTC 2018

On 12/04/2018 18:38, Alexander Miloslavskiy wrote:
> I still need someone to get this patch applied. Please?
> At this moment, it seems that patch is validated:
> > Martin Buchholz
> > But regardless of that, we should try to set the CLOEXEC bit on all
> > our file descriptor
> > Alan Bateman
> > The update to osSupport_Windows.cpp looks okay.
I'm happy to take the Windows change and get that in.

I'm still puzzled by the Unix change. I completely agree with Martin 
about CLOSEXEC but there is something fishy here that we need to get a 
handle on. When we fork then we close >= 3 in the child so there 
shouldn't be any magic with fd 3.


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