RFR(xs, jdk10, aix-only): 8171504: [aix] On AIX, -XXaltjvm=<path> option is ignored

Langer, Christoph christoph.langer at sap.com
Thu Apr 27 16:39:45 UTC 2017

Hi Thomas,

to me this AIX only change looks good - the only diff to the Linux implementation is the realpath call. Reviewed.

Best regards

> -----Original Message-----
> From: hotspot-runtime-dev [mailto:hotspot-runtime-dev-
> bounces at openjdk.java.net] On Behalf Of Thomas Stüfe
> Sent: Mittwoch, 26. April 2017 16:03
> To: ppc-aix-port-dev at openjdk.java.net; hotspot-runtime-
> dev at openjdk.java.net
> Subject: RFR(xs, jdk10, aix-only): 8171504: [aix] On AIX, -XXaltjvm=<path>
> option is ignored
> Hi all,
> may I please have reviews for this small change. It adapts the -XXaltjvm
> handling to match all other platforms.
> (Note that this patch has not the intention of improving the code, I almost
> verbatim copied the code from linux. Improvements were done in different
> changes, see e.g. JDK-8171508 ("os::jvm_path -XXaltjvm processing error
> after 8066474") and JDK-8173828 ("realpath is unsafe").
> Issue: https://bugs.openjdk.java.net/browse/JDK-8171504
> Webrev:
> http://cr.openjdk.java.net/~stuefe/webrevs/8171504-aix-xxaltjvm-path-is-
> ignored/webrev.00/webrev/
> Thank you!
> Kind Regards, Thomas

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