RFR: 8013380 - Removal of stack walk to find resource bundle breaks Glassfish startup

Alan Bateman Alan.Bateman at oracle.com
Tue Apr 30 20:29:34 UTC 2013

On 30/04/2013 17:48, Jim Gish wrote:
> Please review http://cr.openjdk.java.net/~jgish/TestRB.2/ 
> <http://cr.openjdk.java.net/%7Ejgish/TestRB.2/>
> This fixes a regression caused by the removal of the search of the 
> call stack for resource bundles by java.util.logging.  We have added a 
> single-level search up the stack, i.e. just the immediate caller's 
> ClassLoader, as an additional alternative to the specified method of 
> using the thread context classloader if set and the system classloader 
> if the TCCL is not set.  This is intended to handle cases such as 
> Glassfish or other OSGi-based apps/3rd-party libs for which setting 
> the TCCL is not feasible.
It's unfortunate that the stack walk was masking this issue. Are you 
planning an update to the javadoc to reconcile the spec vs. impl difference?


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