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From krist...@apache.org
Subject svn commit: r536856 - /db/derby/code/trunk/java/engine/org/apache/derby/impl/services/monitor/StorageFactoryService.java
Date Thu, 10 May 2007 12:58:40 GMT
Author: kristwaa
Date: Thu May 10 05:58:39 2007
New Revision: 536856

URL: http://svn.apache.org/viewvc?view=rev&rev=536856
Log:
DERBY-2556: Replaced tabs with spaces and updated JavaDoc for method privExists.
Patch file: derby-2556-2a_whitespace-javadoc.diff

Modified:
    db/derby/code/trunk/java/engine/org/apache/derby/impl/services/monitor/StorageFactoryService.java

Modified: db/derby/code/trunk/java/engine/org/apache/derby/impl/services/monitor/StorageFactoryService.java
URL: http://svn.apache.org/viewvc/db/derby/code/trunk/java/engine/org/apache/derby/impl/services/monitor/StorageFactoryService.java?view=diff&rev=536856&r1=536855&r2=536856
==============================================================================
--- db/derby/code/trunk/java/engine/org/apache/derby/impl/services/monitor/StorageFactoryService.java
(original)
+++ db/derby/code/trunk/java/engine/org/apache/derby/impl/services/monitor/StorageFactoryService.java
Thu May 10 05:58:39 2007
@@ -911,11 +911,18 @@
     } // end of class DirectoryList
     
     /**
-     * Wrap File.exists() in a priv block to avoid Security exceptions
-     * @param fileToCheck
-	 * @return true if file exists, false if it does not
-	 * @throws SecurityException
-	 */
+     * Wrap {@link File#exists} in a priv block to avoid security exceptions.
+     * <p>
+     * This method allows Derby to check if a file exists even when the higher
+     * layer code (application code) does not have the required privileges to
+     * do so. Note that the Derby code base must be granted the appropriate
+     * permissions (typically {@link java.io.FilePermission}). 
+     *
+     * @param fileToCheck the pathname to check the existence of
+     * @return <code>true</code> if file exists, <code>false</code>
if not.
+     * @throws SecurityException if the required privileges to check if the file
+     *      exists are missing
+     */
     private boolean privExists(final File fileToCheck) throws SecurityException{
         try {
             



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