RFR: JDK-8023430 - Replace File.mkdirs with Files.createDirectories to get MaxPathLength.java failure details

Alan Bateman Alan.Bateman at oracle.com
Wed Aug 21 06:18:28 UTC 2013

On 21/08/2013 01:04, Dan Xu wrote:
> Hi,
> MaxPathLength.java testcase failed intermittently. And File.mkdirs() 
> does not throw any exceptions when it fails, which makes it even 
> harder for the diagnosis. As Alan suggested, I'd like to change it to 
> Files.createDirectories to get detailed exceptions once a failure 
> happens. Thanks!
> webrev: http://cr.openjdk.java.net/~dxu/8023430/webrev/
> bug: http://bugs.sun.com/view_bug.do?bug_id=8023430
I think this is the right thing to do to find out what is going on. With 
the patch then you can remove couldMakeTestDirectory as the exists check 
and throwing the exception is no longer needed.


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