<i18n dev> RFR 8187772 : JVM crash when currency set on MacOS 10.10 and earlier
naoto.sato at oracle.com
Thu Oct 12 19:38:16 UTC 2017
Looks fine, Brent.
On 10/12/17 11:52 AM, Brent Christian wrote:
> Please review my change to prevent a startup crash on earlier versions
> of MacOS.
> Bug: https://bugs.openjdk.java.net/browse/JDK-8187772
> Webrev: http://cr.openjdk.java.net/~bchristi/8187772/webrev.00/
> When a non-default currency is set in the Language & Region control
> panel, it's reflected as a variant in the locale identifier string. For
> example, "en_US at currency=RUB" for U.S. English using the Russian rubles
> convertToPOSIXLocale() is not expecting such variants, nor such a long
> string. The result is a SEGV from memmove() on line 161. (Additional
> details are in the bug report.)
> The fix truncates the string passed to convertToPOSIXLocale() before any
> '@'-denoted variant tags.
> FWIW, the crash only happens on MacOS 10.10 and earlier because later
> versions of MacOS always return a region along with the language (line
> 65), so we don't need to query the locale identifier (line 84) to
> determine the region (hyphenPos is never NULL on line 82).
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