<AWT Dev> RFR: 8154546: Retire sun.misc.GThreadHelper

Sergey Bylokhov 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.
> -phil.

Best regards, Sergey.

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