Open code review for 8061999 Enhance VM option parsing to allow options to be specified

Dmitry Dmitriev dmitry.dmitriev at
Thu Jul 9 10:55:24 UTC 2015

Hello David,

I think that it look like same limitations which was applied to the 
options in environment variables before JDK-8074895 
<> fix. I think Ron can 
add more information about that.


On 09.07.2015 8:06, David Holmes wrote:
> <trimming>
> On 9/07/2015 6:29 AM, Dmitry Dmitriev wrote:
>> On 08.07.2015 22:26, Karen Kinnear wrote:
>>> 2) is there a maximum length to the options read in from the file?
>> The current implemented limitations are following: only one VM option
>> file can be specified, maximum size of the file is 1024 bytes, up to 64
>> VM options
> That seems extremely limiting. Why should there be a maximum size, why 
> can't you just read the file line by line and keep processing until it 
> is all read ??
> Thanks,
> David

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