RFR: 8231640: (prop) Canonical property storage

Jaikiran Pai jai.forums2013 at gmail.com
Tue Sep 7 15:27:31 UTC 2021

On 07/09/21 8:35 pm, Roger Riggs wrote:
> Hi,
> The value of SOURCE_DATE_EPOCH is not so sensitive that it needs the 
> protections you are applying.
> The doPriv only exposes the value of that specific environment 
> variable and in the usual case, it is undefined.
> The complexity in the specification and implementation seem 
> unnecessary in this case.

Given the inputs so far, the doPriveleged approach appears to be 
acceptable. So I'll go ahead and update the PR shortly to change this part.

> Though java.util.Date is used in the current implementation, its use 
> is discouraged in new code
> in favor of java.time.ZonedDateTime.
> Consider if java.time.format.DateTimeFormatter.RFC_1123_DATE_TIME can 
> be used to parse and format the time.

Noted. I'll take a look at these and update the PR as necessary.

Thank you all for the inputs so far.


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