This seems like a good thing to have. Is there a more portable way to do this? Obviously this would not work on a non-sun JVM. I think the ideal would be to add a tryUnmap() method that attempts the case but swallows any exception.
Also I would like to fully understand the Sun's objection to allowing user code to unmap buffers. In that ticket on the previous thread on Windows+mmap there was a mention that forcing the unmap was somehow a security hole. I don't understand this. Unix obviously supports unmap and there is no security issue with that as normal process-level memory isolation protects processes from reading each others memory or files. I suspect maybe this would only be true in cases where you are trying to isolate different code in the same JVM which is not a valid use case. But I want to fully understand the issue before we add something someone claims is unsafe.
-Jay On Thu, Jul 25, 2013 at 12:07 AM, lizziew <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:
Awesome, thanks for the contribution! I posted a few follow-up items on the ticket.
-Jay On Mon, Aug 12, 2013 at 10:07 PM, elizabeth <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>wrote:
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