Webrev request: JDK-8015081

Jamil Nimeh jamil.j.nimeh at oracle.com
Wed Jun 4 23:29:50 UTC 2014

Hello all,

This is an update to the webrev for JDK-8015081 that takes into account 
review changes and adds a few more tests.



On 05/27/2014 05:53 PM, Jamil Nimeh wrote:
> Hello all,
> This bug was originally to resolve issues where Subject principal and 
> credential Set fields containing null elements could cause 
> NullPointerException to be thrown.  It was decided to make the Subject 
> throw NullPointerException when attempts to construct or modify 
> Subjects will null elements.  In addition, certain Set methods called 
> upon principals and credentials where the input Collection contained 
> null elements could have different effects depending on which set.  
> These methods, when called with Collections containing null elements 
> as input now throw NullPointerException as well.
> Operation                     Before                         After
> (Prin/Pub/Priv)               (Prin/Pub/Priv) (Prin/Pub/Priv)
> ---------------------------------------------------------------------------- 
> add(null)                     SecurityException/true/true NPE/NPE/NPE
> remove(null)                  false/false/false  (*) NPE/NPE/NPE
> contains(null)                false/false/false  (*) NPE/NPE/NPE
> addAll(collection w/ null)    SecurityException/true/true NPE/NPE/NPE
> removeAll(collection w/ null) true/true/true  (**) NPE/NPE/NPE
> containsAll(coll. w/ null)    false/false/NPE NPE/NPE/NPE
> retainAll(collection w/ null) true/true/true  (***) NPE/NPE/NPE
> *   - Assumes Subject has no null values in its private SecureSet 
> collections
> **  - Assumes input collection has at least one non-null element that 
> exists in the target SecureSet
> *** - Assumes input collection is not equivalent to or a superset of 
> the target SecureSet (which would cause no change)
> Bug: https://bugs.openjdk.java.net/browse/JDK-8015081
> Webrev: http://cr.openjdk.java.net/~ascarpino/8015081/webrev.02
> Thanks,
> --Jamil

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