<i18n dev> RFR: 8152817: Locale data loading fails silently when running with a security manager

Mandy Chung mandy.chung at oracle.com
Wed Mar 30 15:48:46 UTC 2016

> On Mar 30, 2016, at 8:40 AM, Masayoshi Okutsu <masayoshi.okutsu at oracle.com> wrote:
> Hello,
> Please review the fix for JDK-8152817. The fix is to load locale data from its own module without calling ResourceBundleProviderSupport.loadResourceBundle.
> I changed the synopsis of the JBS issue because it's a general issue of loading locale data under a security manager, and the regression test uses DateFormatSymbols.
> Issue:
> https://bugs.openjdk.java.net/browse/JDK-8152817
> Webrev:
> http://cr.openjdk.java.net/~okutsu/9/8152817/webrev.00/

The patch looks fine.  It makes sense to have its own copy of the utility method to load a module-private class.

You can call Class::newInstance instead of Constructor::newInstance to make the code much simpler. Class::newInstance doesn’t throw InvocationTargetException and no need to have uncheckedThrow.


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