[11u]: RFR CSR backport: JDK-8220362: Add "POSIX_SPAWN" as valid value to jdk.lang.Process.launchMechanism on Linux

David Lloyd david.lloyd at redhat.com
Mon Mar 11 13:09:45 UTC 2019

Is vfork still guaranteed to be functional by the end of the Java 11
support frame, from the perspective of any organization which supports
JDKs of this version?

On Fri, Mar 8, 2019 at 9:22 AM Andrew Haley <aph at redhat.com> wrote:
> On 3/8/19 2:39 PM, Langer, Christoph wrote:
> > please review the CSR backport https://bugs.openjdk.java.net/browse/JDK-8220362.
> >
> > It is the backport of https://bugs.openjdk.java.net/browse/JDK-8214511 to JDK11.
> >
> > We want to backport JDK-8212828<https://bugs.openjdk.java.net/browse/JDK-8212828> to jdk11u and hence backporting the CSR is a prerequisite. The CSR is, however, more or less identical for 11u.
> I don't see any explanation of why this should go into jdk11.
> --
> Andrew Haley
> Java Platform Lead Engineer
> Red Hat UK Ltd. <https://www.redhat.com>
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