JDK-6687820 : AF_UNIX pipe file doesn't get deleted on browser exit
  • Type: Bug
  • Component: deploy
  • Sub-Component: plugin
  • Affected Version: 6u10
  • Priority: P4
  • Status: Resolved
  • Resolution: Fixed
  • OS: generic
  • CPU: generic
  • Submitted: 2008-04-12
  • Updated: 2010-09-08
  • Resolved: 2008-04-29
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6u10 b23Fixed
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Since the browser does not shutdown the server JVM
properly, the UnixDomainSocket finalize() doesn't get called,
neither any shutdown hooks.

EVALUATION see description

SUGGESTED FIX We need the client JVM to remove the file, which is legit, since we have a 1:1 connection.