JDK-8211208 : make AllocateHeapAt an unsupported option on AIX
  • Type: Bug
  • Component: hotspot
  • Sub-Component: runtime
  • Affected Version: 12
  • Priority: P3
  • Status: Resolved
  • Resolution: Fixed
  • OS: aix
  • CPU: generic
  • Submitted: 2018-09-27
  • Updated: 2019-01-07
  • Resolved: 2018-09-28
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JDK 11
11.0.2Fixed
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Description
The XX-flag  AllocateHeapAt is currently not supported on AIX. Additionally I am not aware of any current plans to support it.
So the flag should be rejected at startup (and some tests using it have to be made non-AIX).
Comments
Fix request This is a test-files + AIX platform (arguments.cpp) only change; please bring it to jdk11u. The change deals with rejecting the AllocateHeapAt option at startup + adjusting a few related tests. I would like to get the tests for jdk11 green, especially as this is a LTS release and we will run these tests for a very long time. The patch applies cleanly.
02-10-2018