RFR: JDK-4792059 -- test/java/io/pathNames/GeneralSolaris.java fails on symbolic links

Alan Bateman Alan.Bateman at oracle.com
Wed Aug 28 11:05:17 UTC 2013

On 28/08/2013 00:20, Dan Xu wrote:
> Hi,
> When GeneralSolaris testcase follows symbolic link to pick up an 
> existing file or directory for testing, it will fail the assertion in 
> check()method because the file path canonicalization process will 
> result in the real path not a path containing symbolic link. I enforce 
> this test not to use any symbolic link as a testing file ordirectory 
> to avoid this problem. Please help review my fix. Thanks!
> bug: https://bugs.openjdk.java.net/browse/JDK-4792059
> webrev: http://cr.openjdk.java.net/~dxu/4792059/webrev/
> -Dan
You can drop the exists check as Files.isXXXX can't return true if the 
file doesn't exist. Otherwise looks okay to me.


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