<i18n dev> [9] RFR: 8032650: jdk/src/share/native/java/util: jni exception pending

Masayoshi Okutsu masayoshi.okutsu at oracle.com
Wed May 21 09:01:32 UTC 2014

Yes, we should. But it's a lot of work if we clean up old tools as well. 
I'd like to fix this one first.


On 5/20/2014 7:20 AM, Naoto Sato wrote:
> The fix itself looks good to me. However, there are pieces of code 
> that deal with Windows releases that are no longer supported. Should 
> we remove those dead code?
> Naoto
> On 5/19/26 H, 1:10 AM, Masayoshi Okutsu wrote:
>> Hello,
>> Could you please review the fix for 8032650? The bug report isn't
>> visible outside Oracle. The problem is that the second call to
>> JNU_GetStringPlatformChars() in
>> Java_java_util_TimeZone_getSystemTimeZoneID() in
>> src/share/native/java/util/TimeZone.c ignores possible exceptions. I
>> decided to eliminate the `country' argument from the function, which
>> eliminates the call. `country' used to be used in old Windows to
>> distinguish combined time zones, but it's no longer useful. (bestMatch
>> in src/windows/native/java/util/TimeZone_md.c doesn't work well.)
>> bug report:
>> https://bugs.openjdk.java.net/browse/JDK-8032650
>> Webrev:
>> http://cr.openjdk.java.net/~okutsu/9/8032650/webrev.00/
>> Thanks,
>> Masayoshi

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