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From "Sebb (JIRA)" <j...@apache.org>
Subject [jira] Moved: (NET-338) ftp.FTPClient.initiateListParsing(String parserKey, String pathname) can call createFileEntryParser with null systemName
Date Mon, 20 Sep 2010 15:48:34 GMT

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Sebb moved VFS-318 to NET-338:
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    Project: Commons Net  (was: Commons VFS)
        Key: NET-338  (was: VFS-318)

> ftp.FTPClient.initiateListParsing(String parserKey, String pathname) can call createFileEntryParser
with null systemName
> ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
>
>                 Key: NET-338
>                 URL: https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/NET-338
>             Project: Commons Net
>          Issue Type: Improvement
>            Reporter: Sebb
>
> ftp.FTPClient.initiateListParsing(String parserKey, String pathname) can call createFileEntryParser(String)
with null systemName if the getSystemName() method fails.
> The resulting ParserInitializationException does not identify the cause.
> It would be better to throw a more specific error if the system name cannot be found.
> Ideally, getSystemName() should throw the error, but that would change the documented
behaviour (null is specifically allowed as a return value).
> As it happens, getSystemName() is badly named, so one way forward is to create a new
method getSystemType() which never returns null.
> Can then deprecate getSystemName().

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