Code Review 6706251: api/java_net/NetworkInterface/index.html#misc: getDisplayName() returned non null but empty String
Alan.Bateman at Sun.COM
Fri Mar 19 07:42:52 PDT 2010
Christopher Hegarty - Sun Microsystems Ireland wrote:
> Hi Michael,
> This is a forward port of a fix that you did in JDK6u11 to JDK7. The
> source changes are trivial and the very same as what went in 6.
> The change is for strict conformance of getDisplayName, should return
> null instead of an empty string.
Is this really a bug? The spec doesn't prohibit the display name from
being the empty string. If the empty string is not allowed then the
javadoc should probably be clarified.
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