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  1. JDK
  2. JDK-8202261

(fc) FileChannel.map and RandomAccessFile.setLength should not preallocate space

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        This issue tracks reverting the changes in JDK-8168628 so that RandomAccessFile.setLength and the FileChannel.map do not call ftruncate64 to pre-allocate disk space. The background to this issue is that JDK-8168628 was mis-diagnosed, the real issue is that bulk transfer operations using Unsafe copyMemory lack memory guards. This requires changes in HotSpot and is tracked as JDK-8191278.

        More discussion on this topic here:
        http://mail.openjdk.java.net/pipermail/nio-dev/2018-April/005041.html

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                  alanb Alan Bateman
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                  alanb Alan Bateman
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