Jacks, gij and the GC

Andrew Haley aph@redhat.com
Thu Apr 22 12:16:00 GMT 2004


Ranjit Mathew writes:
 > 
 > In a well-behaving JVM this should print out
 > "false" after some time.

Yes, but the amount of time that it might take is unbounded.

 > 1. Doesn't anyone else see this behaviour on Linux?

Yes.  Linux can protect aginst this possibility by using "ulimit".

This is a longstanding gcj bug that can be fixed, but with some
difficulty.

Andrew.



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