RFR(S) 8190737: use unicode version of the canonicalize() function to handle long path on windows

Alan Bateman Alan.Bateman at oracle.com
Tue Sep 11 09:57:24 UTC 2018

On 11/09/2018 01:05, Xueming Shen wrote:
> :
> Alan, now reading the win version canonicalize(...), remind me what's 
> the real purpose of doing
> FindFirstFile/FindClose() here? the API appears to suggest it is used 
> to find the first match if there
> is/are wildcards but we actually have checked/rejected the wildcards 
> at the very beginning ? To
> get the "real name" for case?
Casing and maybe 8.3 vs. long names but would need to dig into it to 
double check.


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