Review request for 8050968: Extension class loader initialization fails on Win7 x64 zh_TW

Mandy Chung mandy.chung at
Fri Jul 18 04:57:52 UTC 2014

On 7/17/2014 9:56 PM, Mandy Chung wrote:
> This is a regression caused by JDK-8038177 that changed
> sun.nio.cs.ext.ExtendedCharsets to use lambda.  It turns out that
> ExtendedCharsets is loaded during the initialization of the extension
> class loader when opening jre/lib/ext/meta-index on windows with system
> locale loading extended charsets and caused the initialization error.
> The fix is not to avoid lambda in ExtendedCharsets getting the system



> property value.  At some point in the future, I'd like to take a closer
> look at the system initialization path and what we can do better.
> Webrev at:
> thanks
> Mandy

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