RFR: 8194154: JDK crashes parsing path string contains '//' on linux

Alan Bateman Alan.Bateman at oracle.com
Thu Feb 15 20:06:43 UTC 2018

On 15/02/2018 18:41, yumin qi wrote:
> There are two problems here, so become complex.
> 1) crash on parsing "//", which included in file path, on linux. This 
> is fixed in UnixFileSystem.java in resolve function.
> 2) user.dir should be read only. This is fixed in both 
> UnixFileSystem.java and WinNTFileSystem.java.
> The test case covers two of them.
> Should we handle them in two separate bugs?
Assuming #2 is fixed and user.dir cannot be changed, do you still have 
#1? The current test just ensures that bad code changing user.dir in a 
running VM doesn't change getCanonicalPath. If there is more to #1 then 
I think it will need further tests.


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