RFR: 8211752: JNU_ThrowIOExceptionWithLastErrorAndPath - enhance some IOExceptions with path causing the issue

Alan Bateman Alan.Bateman at oracle.com
Wed Dec 12 10:09:31 UTC 2018

On 11/12/2018 20:00, Sean Mullan wrote:
> These exceptions are generated from a very low level part of the 
> native JDK Windows or Unix FileSystem implementations. That is a 
> concern. The previous usages of this property were more focused and 
> confined to smaller parts of the code resulting in fewer code paths to 
> analyze.
> I think we need to take a step back. I think we need to reconsider 
> whether the jdk.includeInExceptions security property is appropriate 
> for this type of enhancement.
> Therefore, I oppose this change as-is. I'm happy to participate in a 
> more involved discussion where we start with use cases and motivation 
> before jumping to solutions.
I also dislike this patch and you are probably right that 
jdk.includeInExceptions needs to be re-examined or pulled out 
completely. In addition to the surprise leakage issue, this patch is 
inconsistent as it hanges the exception for only a subset of the file 
system operations.


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