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From "David Jencks (JIRA)" <>
Subject [jira] Commented: (GERONIMO-3243) ActiveMQ violates System Properties
Date Tue, 19 Jun 2007 22:57:25 GMT


David Jencks commented on GERONIMO-3243:
---------------------------------------- contains a fix in activemq for a similar
problem in the kaha store, although I don't really know how to check that it works.

> ActiveMQ violates System Properties
> -----------------------------------
>                 Key: GERONIMO-3243
>                 URL:
>             Project: Geronimo
>          Issue Type: Bug
>      Security Level: public(Regular issues) 
>          Components: ActiveMQ
>    Affects Versions: 1.2, 2.0-M3, 2.0-M4
>            Reporter: solprovider
> The latest Geronimo 1.2 and 2.0 use ActiveMQ.  (Would someone familiar with Geronimo
development please add all affected versions?)
> ActiveMQ adds a HashMap as a global Property named "".
> Properties must use Strings for keys and values per
> This causes any code reading all the Properties and expecting Strings to error.
> {code:title=Test Code|borderStyle=solid}
>    boolean test(){  //true = passes, false = failed.
>       boolean test = true;
>       java.util.Properties properties = System.getProperties();
>       java.util.Enumeration enumeration = properties.elements();
>       while(test & enumeration.hasMoreElements()) test= String.class.equals(enumeration.nextElement().getClass());
>       enumeration = properties.keys();
>       while(test & enumeration.hasMoreElements()) test= String.class.equals(enumeration.nextElement().getClass());
>       return test;
>    }
> {code}
> The permanent fix is for Geronimo to update to a better version of ActiveMQ, either downgrading
to before the bug was programmed or wait for the ActiveMQ team to follow the standards.  That
is unlikely to be tested and released quickly.
> The quick fix  is to disable the offensive code.  For Geronimo 1.2 on Windows, add this
line at the beginning of STARTUP.BAT:
> David Jencks suggested that Geronimo can set the
property in a Geronimo SystemProperties gbean, there's one called ServerSystemProperties in

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