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Subject [jira] [Commented] (LANG-1118) StringUtils.repeat('z', -1) throws NegativeArraySizeException
Date Tue, 28 Apr 2015 15:35:06 GMT


ASF GitHub Bot commented on LANG-1118:

GitHub user rikles opened a pull request:

     LANG-1118: Fix StringUtils.repeat(char, int)

    _Close PR #68. Recreated due to rebase on master._
    Now doing what is said in JavaDoc comment :
    when passing a negative repeat value to the *StringUtils.repeat(char, int)* function,
it returns an empty String instead of throwing a _NegativeArraySizeException_.

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    This closes #72
commit 78b30f509834d81b8814d46471b75e3167a6460f
Author: Loic Guibert <>
Date:   2015-04-23T11:41:51Z

    LANG-1118 Fix StringUtils.repeat(char, int) dealing with negative repeat value

commit 9cc91332ff252f6e3f41719526f930dcb5908c31
Author: Loic Guibert <>
Date:   2015-04-23T11:43:21Z

    LANG-1118 Adding a test case for StringUtils.repeat(String, int) checking dealing with
negative repeat value


> StringUtils.repeat('z', -1) throws NegativeArraySizeException
> -------------------------------------------------------------
>                 Key: LANG-1118
>                 URL:
>             Project: Commons Lang
>          Issue Type: Bug
>          Components: lang.*
>            Reporter: Loic Guibert
>            Assignee: Benedikt Ritter
>            Priority: Minor
> Unlike what is said in JavaDoc comment, when passing a negative repeat value to the *StringUtils.repeat(char,
int)* function, it doesn't return an empty String but throws a _NegativeArraySizeException_.

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