RFR(XXS): 8067015: Implement os::pd_map_memory() on AIX

David Holmes david.holmes at oracle.com
Wed Dec 10 06:29:46 UTC 2014

Hi Volker,

On 10/12/2014 3:39 AM, Volker Simonis wrote:
> Hi,
> could I please get a review for the following trivial change which
> simply implements os::pd_map_memory() on AIX:
> http://cr.openjdk.java.net/~simonis/webrevs/8067015/
> Until now os::pd_map_memory() was only used in the context of class
> data sharing (CDS) which isn't supported on AIX anyway, so we hadn't
> implemented it in os_aix.cpp
> However with the integration of the modularity change,
> os::pd_map_memory() is now also needed for the loading of image files.
> The implementation is a straightforward copy of the corresponding Linux version.

Change looks fine to me.

> I'd like to push this directly to jdk9/dev/hotspot because it was
> introduced there and because it affects all our AIX builds. I hope
> that's no problem, especially because the change only touches an
> AIX-only files.

Need to check this with Alejandro - cc'd.


> Thank you and best regards,
> Volker

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