<AWT Dev> RFR: 8154546: Retire sun.misc.GThreadHelper
Sergey.Bylokhov at oracle.com
Thu May 12 14:34:45 UTC 2016
On 12.05.16 17:23, Philip Race wrote:
>> Probably we should skip the loading of glib >= 2.2 <=2.29 and bump the
>> minumum version to 2.20/2.24? This will eliminate the possibility of
>> the crash.
> Not sure what you mean by "skip loading". Where does 2.29 come into this ?
typo: I meant 2.20
> And glib_check_version is available only from 2.6 onward.
> A crash will still happen on 2.20 with multiple calls.
> Do you mean skip all checking and just "require" 2.24
Yes, because otherwise it will crash if someone will try to load this
library. And I assume that we remove this API because all our supported
platforms support >=2.24, isn't?
> I don't see how that would eliminate crashes, and it just increases
> the likelihood of us not running at all on more platforms.
Best regards, Sergey.
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