RFR : 7149608 (tz): Default TZ detection fails on linux when symbolic links to non default location used.
Alan.Bateman at oracle.com
Mon Mar 12 11:04:03 UTC 2012
On 09/03/2012 16:00, Seán Coffey wrote:
> Issue seen on somewhat irregular linux system configuration where
> /etc/localtime is a symbolic link to a directory outside of
> In past, when a symbolic link was seen, the end target file was
> assumed to be under /usr/share/zoneinfo and a string comparison match
> was attempted. We need to factor in the case where symbolic link
> points to any other location and match the end target file with a TZ
> file from
> /usr/share/zoneinfo via findZoneinfoFile function.
> webrev : http://cr.openjdk.java.net/~coffeys/webrev.7149608.jdk8/
> bug report : http://bugs.sun.com/bugdatabase/view_bug.do?bug_id=7149608
cc'ing i18n-dev as that is where the TZ code is maintained.
The changes look okay but I think it would be more efficient to fstat
the zone info file after opening it.
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