RFR 8164705: Remove pathname canonicalization from FilePermission

Brian Burkhalter brian.burkhalter at oracle.com
Fri Sep 2 00:18:50 UTC 2016

At the API level and conceptually this all appears reasonable. I am going to need to take a deeper pass over it all however to comprehend the implementation at any kind of detailed level. The changes mentioned in response to Alan’s comments all appear good.



On Sep 1, 2016, at 7:25 AM, Weijun Wang <weijun.wang at oracle.com> wrote:

> Webrev updated at
>   http://cr.openjdk.java.net/~weijun/8164705/webrev.01
> Most suggestions from Alan accepted, including:
> 1. Using SharedSecrets.getJavaIOFilePermissionAccess() style instead of public functions.
> 2. jdk.io.permissionsUseCanonicalPath=<boolean>.
> 3. samepath.sh rewritten in ReadFileOnPath.java.
> Still using "ugly" method names. Thinking they are clear enough.

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