RFR(XXS): 8066766: The commands in the modular images are executable by the owner only

Volker Simonis volker.simonis at gmail.com
Fri Dec 5 17:49:12 UTC 2014

On Fri, Dec 5, 2014 at 6:37 PM, Alan Bateman <Alan.Bateman at oracle.com> wrote:
> On 05/12/2014 17:34, Alan Bateman wrote:
>> On 05/12/2014 17:26, Volker Simonis wrote:
>>> But why do we need an exception if setting the executable flags fails
>>> on 'jspawnhelper' and don't need on if it fails on the executables.
>>> We'll actually never notice that 'jspawnhelper' isn't executable if we
>>> can't execute 'java', right?
>> It is consistent, we should fix that.
> s/consistent/inconsistent/

Agree, but which way round?

Is it OK to use File.setExecutable() on all executables or should I
use ImageBuilder.setExecutable() which has the problem of throwing an
exception on non-posix file systems?

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