JSR199 FileObjects don't obey general contract of equals.

Jesse Glick jesse.glick at sun.com
Wed Jun 20 22:30:40 PDT 2007

Jonathan Gibbons wrote:
> From a historical perspective, the getCanonicalFile code in 
> RegularFileObject can be traced back to the need to do
> case-equivalent filename matching on Windows.

Possibly of interest:


JSR 203 will likely make this possible, but I suppose javac cannot rely 
on that.


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