RFR: 8216407: java.util.UUID.fromString accepts input that does not match expected format
peter.levart at gmail.com
Sun Mar 8 07:45:10 UTC 2020
What about deprecating this method (not for removal at this time) and
creating new method UUID.valueOf(String) or similar that would be more
On 3/6/20 7:15 PM, Roger Riggs wrote:
> Hi Chihiro, et.al.,
> Thanks for taking a look at this issue, however...
> There has been a long history of concerns about breaking existing
> that depend on the loose parsing of UUIDs. Throwing an exception
> where it did not
> previously is an incompatible change.
> The crucial concern about performance parsing conforming strings has
> been addressed by:
> 8196334 Optimize UUID#fromString
> I propose to close these as WILL-NOT-FIX: and hope that the next
> several times it gets reported
> they will be closed as duplicates.
> 8216407 <https://bugs.openjdk.java.net/browse/JDK-8216407>
> java.util.UUID.fromString accepts input that does not match expected
> accepts wrong placements of the dashes
> Any other suggestions welcome.
> Thanks, Roger
> On 3/2/20 10:39 AM, Chihiro Ito wrote:
>> I tried to correct this problem.
>> Could you review this fix, please?
>> According to the RFC 4122, UUID has a fixed format. I tried to raise an
>> exception if a string was specified that is not suitable for this
>> format. Also, is there anything else I should be aware of with this bug?
>> Webrev : http://cr.openjdk.java.net/~cito/JDK-8216407/webrev.00/
>> JBS : https://bugs.openjdk.java.net/browse/JDK-8216407
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