InetAddress.getByName/getAllByName for empty host string

Jaikiran Pai jai.forums2013 at
Fri Apr 20 04:37:03 UTC 2018

Hi Chris,

On 16/04/18 9:33 PM, Chris Hegarty wrote:
> Jaikiran,
> On 13/04/18 16:29, Jaikiran Pai wrote:
>> Hi Chris,
>> Thank you creating that JIRA.
>> If the fix involves just updating the javadoc, is this something that 
>> youwould like me to contribute as a patch? I have a signed and 
>> approved OCA, but I will need a sponsor if I do come up with the patch.
> A patch containing the specification clarification
I'm a bit new to the OpenJDK project - does the specification 
clarification (at least in the context of this issue) mean anything more 
than updating the javadoc?

> and an
> update to an existing test to cover said specification
> clarification would be helpful.
I have started working on a test.

> The change will require a CSR, but I can do that on your
> behalf.
Thank you, can you please file one (if it can be done before a patch is 
submitted)? I'm in the process of creating the patch and will send it 
out to this list soon.


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