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From "Kathey Marsden (JIRA)" <derby-...@db.apache.org>
Subject [jira] Commented: (DERBY-902) Remove use of String(byte[]) and String(byte[], int, int) constructors in engine leading to non-portable behaviour
Date Mon, 13 Feb 2006 18:41:00 GMT
    [ http://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/DERBY-902?page=comments#action_12366231 ] 

Kathey Marsden commented on DERBY-902:
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I have to say. I never understood the way the error message token separators work.  This value
seems to translate into that awful non ascii character that prints in error messages ala DERBY-285.



> Remove use of String(byte[]) and String(byte[], int, int) constructors in engine leading
to non-portable behaviour
> ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
>
>          Key: DERBY-902
>          URL: http://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/DERBY-902
>      Project: Derby
>         Type: Bug
>   Components: Network Server
>     Reporter: Daniel John Debrunner
>      Fix For: 10.2.0.0
>  Attachments: DERBY-902_021306.stat, DERBY-902_021306_2.diff
>
> These constructors use the Java default platform encoding to convert the bytes to a String,
this typically leads to bugs on platforms with different encodings.
> Replace with code using fixed conversion, or alternative mechanisms. 
> If the call is required its use should be commented as to why it is required.
> org.apache.derby.catalog.SystemProcedures
> I generated this list using the Java search in eclipse for references to the constructors
> String(byte[])
> String(byte[],int,int) - no occurrrences in java/engine

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