RFR: 8132459: ExceptionInInitializerError from 'java -version' on Linux under zh_CN.GB18030 locale
volker.simonis at gmail.com
Wed Jul 29 09:23:40 UTC 2015
On Tue, Jul 28, 2015 at 11:11 PM, Xueming Shen <xueming.shen at oracle.com> wrote:
> If fine with you I will re-open the gb18080 specific bug and fix it by
> adding the gb18030 into
> stdcs-solaris/linux and aix (does aix have a gb18030 locale?).
In general I'm fine with your proposal. But I don't understand how you
could add gb18030 to stdcs-solaris/linux. As far as I understand that
only works for charsets created from a map/template but gb18030 is
provided in source at
src/jdk.charsets/share/classes/sun/nio/cs/ext/GB18030.java and is
explicitly in the sun.nio.cs.ext package. Maybe I'm missing something?
I'm not really a charset expert :)
Another point is that I thought that you (i.e. Oracle) wanted to keep
the base image small. If we now add every charset for which people
complain that it is not in the standard set to the base image, where
will be the limit? For me that's no problem (I'm doing server VM's :)
but maybe somebody else could comment?
> And keep the
> 8087171 open
> for a more general solution, such as using iconv for a "IconvCharset"
> On 07/28/2015 09:51 AM, Volker Simonis wrote:
>> Hi Jonathan, Alan,
>> this is a known problem and we've already discussed it intensively.
>> Please have a look at:
>> 8081674: EmptyStackException at startup if running with extended or
>> unsupported charset
>> 8087161: Fails to start up initialize system class loader running on
>> unsupported charset
>> 8081674 has a long discussion and also detailed description on how
>> this can be reproduced.
>> @Jonathan: the problem with your test case is that it is not enough to
>> only set the appropriate locale, you also have to make sure that the
>> locale is installed (see bug discussion for more details). 8081674
>> finally only fixed a part of the problem and left the rest for
>> The mailing list thread about this issue can be found here:
>> As your bug is an exact copy of 8087161 I've closed it as duplicate.
>> On Tue, Jul 28, 2015 at 3:48 PM, Alan Bateman<Alan.Bateman at oracle.com>
>>> On 28/07/2015 10:50, 陆传胜(传胜) wrote:
>>>> The issue
>>>> was found on one of my Linux boxes which uses locale zh_CN.GB18030 by
>>>> a simple
>>>> patch was made to fix it, may I have it reviewed ?
>>>> webrev: http://cr.openjdk.java.net/~luchsh/webrev-8132459/
>>>> bug: https://bugs.openjdk.java.net/browse/JDK-8132459
>>> I hope Sherman will have time to look at this and say whether GB18030 is
>>> supposed java.base and so be listed in
>>> My concern with this change is that it's bringing back code that was
>>> deliberately removed as part of JDK-8038310. We want clean separation of
>>> java.base and jdk.charsets modules so that charsets that are needed for
>>> startup in supported locales to be in java.base. Anything that is not
>>> in java.base goes to jdk.charsets and is loaded via the extended charset
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