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

Andrew Haley aph at redhat.com
Tue Mar 19 16:42:24 UTC 2019

On 3/19/19 4:10 PM, Martin Buchholz wrote:
> I'm the one who introduced vfork for process spawning, and I support Thomas' plan to switch to posix_spawn.
> (although I have not seen a crash attributed to using vfork on Linux)

Thanks. I get that, I'm just questioning the need to backport it to 11.
No matter, I've approved it now.

Andrew Haley
Java Platform Lead Engineer
Red Hat UK Ltd. <https://www.redhat.com>
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