Request for review: 8004495: [parfait] False positive Buffer overflow in hotspot/src/os/linux/vm/os_linux.cpp

Coleen Phillimore coleen.phillimore at
Tue Feb 19 11:43:33 PST 2013

Looks good to me.

On 02/19/2013 10:19 AM, harold seigel wrote:
> Hi,
> Please review the following change.
> Summary: This is a parfait bug concerning a possible buffer overflow 
> when using '%s' in fscanf().  However, the entire block of code 
> containing the fscanf() is for older versions of Linux that are no 
> longer supported.  So, the block of code can just be deleted.
> Open webrev: 
> <>
> Bug link at:
> The changes were tested with JPRT, JCK Lang and VM tests, UTE tests, 
> and with JTREG tests.  Also, the api/javax_management tests were run 
> with the UseLinuxPoisxThreadCPUClocks flag explicitly turned on and off.
> Thanks!  Harold

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