JDK-8034057 java 9 only?

Robert Muir rcmuir at gmail.com
Tue Aug 18 19:39:30 UTC 2015

We've had reports from customers that are caused by

Apparently its not that uncommon of a configuration to SUBST windows
drive letters (like a locally mapped drive)?

Just curious if there is any reason fixes are held back to java 9?
Otherwise we are forced to hang on to some pretty ugly workarounds for
some time, as it tends to break applications completely.


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