> I have, however, found a bug in the non-overcommit patch - it seems to
> be capable of double-freeing (and then some) - starting 4 Java VMs and
> then closing them causes VMReserved to go negative on my system.
It's nice to see the non-overcommit code being tested and
fixed like this. If there turns out to be a demand for this
patch, I guess we'll even want to integrate this into the
kernel ... possibly even the 2.4 kernel, if the code changes
are small/managable enough.
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