RFR: 6244047: impossible to specify directories to logging FileHandler unless they exist
Alan.Bateman at oracle.com
Wed Nov 14 21:38:22 UTC 2012
On 14/11/2012 20:56, Jim Gish wrote:
> Check out the latest, please --
> -- If it's ok, please push it or let me know who to have do it?
I think it's okay except that you don't need to catch IOException,
simply catching FileAlreadyExistsException exception should do it. If
you agree then update the patch and I can push it for you.
> BTW I was expecting that NotDirectoryException would be thrown.
> However, sun.nio.fs.UnixException does not translate an error code 20
> (UnixConstants.ENOTDIR) to NotDirectoryException, even though it
> could. Perhaps we should fix that, unless you see a reason not to.
> I'll check the history, bug reports, etc. and bring it up on nio-dev
> unless you know off the top of your head why we're not checking for
> ENOTDIR error code.
NotDirectoryException is for the case where you attempt do something
specific to a directory but the file isn't a directory. There is special
handing in newDirectoryStream for this.
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