RFR 8199756 : Simplify language, country, script, and variant property initialization

Alan Bateman Alan.Bateman at oracle.com
Sat Mar 17 09:46:50 UTC 2018

On 16/03/2018 20:32, Roger Riggs wrote:
> Please review a small simplification of the initialization of System 
> properties for
> language, country, script, and variant.  Some steps for initializing 
> them are unnecessary.
> The tests pass; a careful review would be appreciated so as to avoid 
> breakage.
> Webrev:
>   http://cr.openjdk.java.net/~rriggs/webrev-prop-simplify-8199756/
> Issue:
>   https://bugs.openjdk.java.net/browse/JDK-8199756
There are subtle interactions with how system properties are set in the 
VM and on the command line which will take a bit effort to research in 
order to review this and be satisfied that the change is safe. Have you 
dug into the ancient history and bugs to see why it was done this way?


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