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From "Knut Anders Hatlen (JIRA)" <j...@apache.org>
Subject [jira] [Commented] (DERBY-5173) RAFContainer.privGetRandomAccessFile() unwraps wrong exception type
Date Fri, 01 Apr 2011 13:15:05 GMT

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Knut Anders Hatlen commented on DERBY-5173:

To reproduce, follow these steps:

  - create a new, unencrypted database

  - remove the write permission from the db/seg0 directory (chmod 555 db/seg0)

  - reboot the database with encryption enabled, and see it fail with a ClassCastException:

ij> connect 'jdbc:derby:db;dataEncryption=true;bootPassword=abc1234xyz';
ERROR XJ040: Failed to start database 'db' with class loader sun.misc.Launcher$AppClassLoader@1a336d5,
see the next exception for details.
ERROR XJ001: Java exception: 'java.io.FileNotFoundException cannot be cast to org.apache.derby.iapi.error.StandardException:

> RAFContainer.privGetRandomAccessFile() unwraps wrong exception type
> -------------------------------------------------------------------
>                 Key: DERBY-5173
>                 URL: https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/DERBY-5173
>             Project: Derby
>          Issue Type: Bug
>          Components: Store
>    Affects Versions:
>            Reporter: Knut Anders Hatlen
>            Assignee: Knut Anders Hatlen
> RAFContainer.privGetRandomAccessFile() catches and unwraps PrivilegedActionExceptions
raised in the privileged code:
>         catch( PrivilegedActionException pae){ 
>             throw (StandardException) pae.getException();
>         }
> The problem is that the privileged code is this:
>              return actionFile.getRandomAccessFile("rw");
> 		 } // end of case BACKUP_CONTAINER_ACTION
> getRandomAccessFile() only has one checked exception, and that is FileNotFoundException.
If it ever happens to raise FNFE, privGetRandomAccessFile() will fail with a ClassCastException
and hide the underlying error.

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