Downport JDK-8212828 (posix_spawn on Linux as non-default) to 11u
thomas.stuefe at gmail.com
Wed Nov 28 16:56:17 UTC 2018
On Wed, Nov 28, 2018 at 5:39 PM Alan Bateman <Alan.Bateman at oracle.com> wrote:
> On 28/11/2018 15:36, Thomas Stüfe wrote:
> > Hi all,
> > I would like to have this patch in 11u too, so I just did a 11u
> > downport request.
> > Our agreement was that launchMechanism=POSIX_SPAWN would stay as
> > optional non-default value for jdk12, and at the start of JDK13
> > development we would switch the default to posix_spawn.
> > I would like to see this non-default-but-possible-to-set option in 11u
> > too, just to broaden the test surface. We'd get more testers that way.
> > What do you think, does that make sense?
> It would be nice to have gotten feedback from people trying it out with
> JDK 12 EA builds but I don't know if that is possible.
> If it is backported then a CSR will be required as it will be adding a
> new supported value. A release note or other documentation updates might
> be needed too.
Oh, you are right. Do we have a release note/documentation for jdk12?
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