<AWT Dev> RFR: 8136570: Avoid setting environment variables related to /usr/dt

Martin Buchholz martinrb at google.com
Fri Sep 18 17:37:28 UTC 2015

On Thu, Sep 17, 2015 at 11:00 AM, Stuart Marks <stuart.marks at oracle.com>

> Doctor Deprecator approves.
> Not only is this a win because it's a pure-deletion change, it's a double
> win because it removes a side effect from a function that's supposed to
> "get" and initialize Java properties values.

It's hard for everyone to accept that putenv really is a crash time bomb,
especially us old timers from the pre-threading days.
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