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

Thomas Stüfe thomas.stuefe at gmail.com
Tue Mar 19 17:32:08 UTC 2019

Thank you, Andrew

.. Thomas

On Tue, Mar 19, 2019, 5:42 PM Andrew Haley <aph at redhat.com> wrote:

> 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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