RFR: 6244047: impossible to specify directories to logging FileHandler unless they exist
Alan.Bateman at oracle.com
Tue Nov 13 12:08:24 UTC 2012
On 12/11/2012 23:22, Jim Gish wrote:
> Which file(s) are you concerned about truncating/damaging? The code
> I'm impacting is for creating a new lock file. Where is the potential
> for truncating/damaging that you both are referring to?
> Is this sufficient (plus the proper exception handling of course) ?
> //lockStream = new FileOutputStream(lockFileName);
> fc = FileChannel.open(new
> File(lockFileName).toPath(), CREATE_NEW, WRITE);
> //fc = lockStream.getChannel();
CREATE rather than CREATE_NEW so that it doesn't fail if the lock file
already exists. Although it's just a lock file then I think it would be
impolite to truncate it.
You could use Paths.get(lockFileName)rather than new
File(lockFileName).toPath() here but either is fine.
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