RFR: 8146879: Truncate new UL log files

Kim Barrett kim.barrett at oracle.com
Thu Jan 14 22:43:09 UTC 2016

On Jan 14, 2016, at 10:00 AM, Marcus Larsson <marcus.larsson at oracle.com> wrote:
> Hi,
> Please review the following patch to make sure UL truncates existing log files before writing to them. Since files are opened in append mode, truncation isn't done automatically, so instead the patch adds an attempt to remove the log file before opening it.
> Webrev:
> http://cr.openjdk.java.net/~mlarsson/8146879/webrev.00/
> Issue:
> https://bugs.openjdk.java.net/browse/JDK-8146879
> Testing:
> Included test through JPRT
> Thanks,
> Marcus

Deleting possibly critical data seems like a good way to generate a mob of angry users.

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