pre-RFR : 8022854: (s) System.setProperties(null) causes implementation private properties to reappear

Mike Duigou mike.duigou at
Thu Apr 24 02:24:00 UTC 2014

At long last I got back to this issue and discovered that there are some lurking issues with property reinitialization. I've created a couple of bugs for some of the shortcomings I discovered. None of these are caused by this changeset. I would like to hold off completing this issue until we decide what to do with the other issues. user.timezone property not initialized after System.setProperties(null) not correctly reinitialized after System.setProperties(null) java.compiler property is uninitialized

Here's the current webrev for this issue with the expanded test:


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