RFR: JDK-8022178: System.console() throws IOE on some Windows

Alan Bateman Alan.Bateman at oracle.com
Wed Aug 14 18:35:23 UTC 2013

On 14/08/2013 19:35, Xueming Shen wrote:
> Hi,
> Please help review the trivial change for 8022178.
> http://cr.openjdk.java.net/~sherman/console/webrev
> System.console() is not specified to throw an IOE. It is supposed to
> return a null silently if there is no system console or anything goes
> wrong to get one. The Windows implementation obviously has some
> leftover code from the old/original implementation to throw a IOE
> if it fails to get the std in/out handler in certain use scenario. The
> proposed change is to simply remove the IOE throwing code and
> return silently.
It does look like left over code, the change looks fine to me.


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