RFE 4519026: (process) Process should support Unicode on Win NT Status

Alan Bateman Alan.Bateman at Sun.COM
Sun Nov 15 17:29:37 UTC 2009

Matej Knopp wrote:
> Hi,
> I'd like to ask what the status unicode support for executing
> processes on Windows is.
> :
I've cc'ed Heiko Wagner  - he was running with this in March 
I haven't seen any further discussion on the issue. Heiko was close and 
it just needed that final surge to get over the line.

> The issue ( http://bugs.sun.com/bugdatabase/view_bug.do?bug_id=4519026
> ) has been opened 8 years ago. What baffles me is how can an issue
> that pretty much renders ProcessBuilder and Process useless on Windows
> if there is a unicode character anywhere in executable path have
> priority set to 4-Low.
It's hard to know if many people run into this or not - the RFE has only 
accumulated 3 votes in all those years. The other part to the bigger 
picture is the launcher work, which could follow this.


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