[11u] RFR: 8232854: URLClassLoader.close() doesn't close cached JAR file on Windows when load() fails

Alex Kashchenko akashche at redhat.com
Mon Mar 2 20:44:19 UTC 2020

On 03/01/2020 02:26 PM, Alan Bateman wrote:
> On 01/03/2020 12:03, Alex Kashchenko wrote:
>> Hi,
>> Please review the fix to JDK-8232854 for 11u:
>> Jira issue: https://bugs.openjdk.java.net/browse/JDK-8232854
> This issue has not been fixed in the main line (jdk/jdk) yet. It may be 
> that the eventual fix will be in the URL protocol handler. Several 
> options will need to be explored and I suspect it will take time to 
> agree the right solution for this issue. I realize this doesn't help 
> with a point fix for 11u. Maybe you have cycles to work the options to 
> fix the underlying issue in the main line?

Yes, I can work on this issue for jdk/jdk. I found this part of code 
complicated and would appreciate the guidance.


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