Symbol ``['' and a java.net.URI.create method
Christopher Hegarty - Sun Microsystems Ireland
Christopher.Hegarty at Sun.COM
Tue Apr 29 15:59:32 UTC 2008
Since this is a question about java.net.URI I am moving this question to
the OpenJDK Net Dev alias.
I will try to answer it there.
Michal Vyskocil wrote:
> Hi all,
> I'm working on adopting of jpackage project to openSUSE and got a problem with
> build of maven. The jpackage's folks have a script build-jar-repository,
> which symlinks the jar files in /usr/share/java to defined dir.
> My problem is, that the script produces a links in this
> form - /foo/bar/[ant].jar which later causes an IllegalArgumentException,
> because a java.net.URI.create dissallows ``'' in URI. The response from
> jpackage is, that java.net.URI.create has a bug, because symbol ``['' is
> valid in a Unix path.
> I'm testing several JRE implementations, but only gcj allows the ``'' in
> URI, other ones not.
> What do you think about? Is this really a bug in handling of unix filenames?
> Michal Vyskocil
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