Codereview request: 6931128: (spec) File attribute tests fail when run as root.

Alan Bateman Alan.Bateman at
Mon Aug 13 14:49:34 UTC 2012

On 13/08/2012 15:31, Rob McKenna wrote:
> Hi folks,
> Looking for a codereview for a spec change in jdk8.
> In summary, when a java application is run as root it can perform file 
> operations regardless of the permissions attributed to that file. I.e. 
> canExecute, canRead, canWrite would return true even though the File 
> may not have those permissions set.
> webrev at: 
> <>
> Thanks,
>     -Rob
Thanks for taking this one, the changes looks good to me.


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