[PATCH FOR REVIEW] Potential Buffer Overflow in java_props_md.c

Andrew Hughes ahughes at redhat.com
Wed Aug 1 21:20:55 UTC 2012

----- Original Message -----
> On 08/01/2012 09:52 AM, Andrew Hughes wrote:
> > I have no idea what happened with Omair's
> > extended version.  It's not in IcedTea.
> > 
> I didn't commit it to icedtea since I assumed I would be committing
> it
> to OpenJDK7/8 anyway (and icedtea would get it on the next sync). And
> I
> didn't commit it to OpenJDK7 because only critical fixes were being
> accepted. Then I guess this patch fell off my radar when 7u/8 forests
> were created.

Yes, I can see the reasoning, but in retrospect, it seems a good idea to
add patches to IcedTea straight away so they don't get lost, should review
take a while for some reason (and they have to go through two to reach 6 or 7).

It's trivial to merge the two when they do come in.

> > Can I take it that I can just get on and push Omair's extended
> > version now then,
> > with that bug ID?
> Definitely no objections from me.

Done: http://mail.openjdk.java.net/pipermail/core-libs-dev/2012-August/010993.html

> Cheers,
> Omair

Andrew :)

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