JDK-8008102 : SA on OS X does not stop the attached process
  • Type: Bug
  • Status: Resolved
  • Resolution: Fixed
  • Component: hotspot
  • Sub-Component: svc
  • Priority: P3
  • Affected Version: hs24,hs25
  • OS: os_x
  • Submit Date: 2013-02-13
  • Updated Date: 2013-06-26
  • Resolved Date: 2013-02-15
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Description
When SA attaches to a JVM on OS X, it does not stop the process. If the JVM keeps running it can lead to all kinds of inconsistencies in SA.

A proposed solution is to use ptrace to attach to the process to keep it from running.