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  1. JDK
  2. JDK-5049299

(process) Use posix_spawn, not fork, on S10 to avoid swap exhaustion

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      b105
    • CPU:
      generic, x86, sparc
    • OS:
      generic, linux, solaris_9, solaris_10
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        If you run a "small" program (e.g., a Perl script) from a "big" Java process on
        a machine with "moderate" free swap space (but not as much as the big Java
        process), then Runtime.exec() fails.

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                Assignee:
                robm Robert Mckenna
                Reporter:
                ysr Y. Ramakrishna
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