java/162522: OpenJDK 6 is not setting close on exec
jkim at FreeBSD.org
Mon Nov 14 18:10:11 UTC 2011
The following reply was made to PR java/162522; it has been noted by GNATS.
From: Jung-uk Kim <jkim at FreeBSD.org>
To: freebsd-java at freebsd.org
Cc: Stephen Sanders <ssanders at softhammer.net>,
freebsd-gnats-submit at freebsd.org
Subject: Re: java/162522: OpenJDK 6 is not setting close on exec
Date: Mon, 14 Nov 2011 13:05:47 -0500
On Sunday 13 November 2011 11:06 am, Stephen Sanders wrote:
> It appears that OpenJDK does not set close on exec for file handles
> where Diablo did.
> If a process attempts to restart itself via fork/exec without
> closing all file handles first, it's child will fail with
> complaints of 'socket in use'. Of course, this depends on what the
> child is doing. Probably the best example is tomcat calling a
> shell script that restarts tomcat.
This problem should have been fixed in b21_1. However, it requires
fdescfs(5) as described in pkg-message. Please check your
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