RFR: 8176717: GC log file handle leaked to child processes

Leo Korinth leo.korinth at oracle.com
Fri Mar 23 19:03:12 UTC 2018


Cross-posting this to both hotspot-dev and hotspot-runtime-dev to get 
more attention. Sorry.

Original mail conversation can be found here: 

I need feedback to know how to continue.


On 23/03/18 18:56, Leo Korinth wrote:
>> New webrev (only change is removing module-info.java change):
>> http://cr.openjdk.java.net/~lkorinth/8176717/01/
>> Thanks,
>> Leo
> Hi! (again)
> I would like more feedback on my change. Thomas Stüfe has proposed some 
> changes (including maybe rename os::fopen_retain and/or possibly move it 
> away from os).
> I feel it is vital to have a hotspot-wide wrapper function for fopen. 
> More so if core libs can not fix the problem due to legacy concerns. In 
> the long run all "open" operations ought to be handled by wrappers --- 
> in my opinion.
> I need help to get a solution that is to your satisfaction; so please 
> continue the discussion that Thomas Stüfe started! When we agree on a 
> solution, I will also create a bug on core-libs to fix the TRUE on 
> inherits system handles (or document the reason for why it ought to be 
> TRUE).
> Thanks,
> Leo

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