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  1. JDK
  2. JDK-8178380 Module system implementation refresh (5/2017)
  3. JDK-8180425

Release Note: Attach API cannot be used to attach to the current VM by default

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    • Type: Sub-task
    • Status: Closed
    • Priority: P4
    • Resolution: Delivered
    • Affects Version/s: 9
    • Fix Version/s: 9
    • Component/s: core-svc
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      Description

      The implementation of Attach API has changed in JDK 9 to disallow attaching to the current VM by default. This change should have no impact on tools that use the Attach API to attach to a running VM. It may impact libraries that mis-use this API as a way to get at the java.lang.instrument API. The system property `jdk.attach.allowAttachSelf` may be set on the command line to mitigate any compatibility with this change.

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            alanb Alan Bateman
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            alanb Alan Bateman
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