A HashMap bug with a Proxy value?

Alan Bateman Alan.Bateman at oracle.com
Thu Jan 13 10:34:57 UTC 2011

Chris Hegarty wrote:
> Are you referring to java.net.Proxy? Proxy.equals depends on the
> resolution of its address. Address resolution could change over time,
> depending on the caching policy. java.net.URL has a similar issue.
Just on this, are there issues with java.net.Proxy that should be added 
to the javadoc? URL is a well known pariah but I didn't know about 
java.net.Proxy. It looks like its equals depends on the equality of 
socket addresses but that shouldn't involve lookups, right?


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