[OpenJDK 2D-Dev] [9] RFR: JDK-6197099 : PrinterJob.getUserName() throws a security exception when user.name permission is not given

prasanta sadhukhan prasanta.sadhukhan at oracle.com
Wed Apr 13 05:23:11 UTC 2016

Resending with bugid in the subject line.

On 4/6/2016 5:06 PM, prasanta sadhukhan wrote:
> Hi All,
> Please review a document fix for jdk9
> Bug: https://bugs.openjdk.java.net/browse/JDK-6197099
> webrev: http://cr.openjdk.java.net/~psadhukhan/6197099/webrev.00/
> PrinterJob.getUserName() is supposed to return the current user name 
> of the system. This method does not document any exception.
> But when SecurityManager is installed, this method throws a security 
> exception when PropertyPermission - user.name is not given in the 
> policy file.
> But this is not documented anywhere and hence the user will not know 
> until he gets the exception.
> Documented the long-standing existing exception.
> will raise a ccc after the technical review.
> Regards
> Prasanta

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