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From Tim Ellison <t.p.elli...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [jira] Created: (HARMONY-100) text/BidiWrapper issue?
Date Fri, 17 Feb 2006 12:45:19 GMT
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Vladimir Gorr (JIRA) wrote:
> text/BidiWrapper issue?
> -----------------------
> 
>          Key: HARMONY-100
>          URL: http://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/HARMONY-100
>      Project: Harmony
>         Type: Bug
>     Reporter: Vladimir Gorr
> 
> 
> Let's consider the following test:
> 
> import java.text.Bidi;
> public class Test {
> 	public static void main(String[] args) throws Exception {
> 		Bidi bd = new Bidi(new char[] { 's', 's', 's' }, 0, 
> 				new byte[] { (byte) -7,	(byte) -2, (byte) -3 }, 
> 				0, 3, Bidi.DIRECTION_DEFAULT_LEFT_TO_RIGHT);
> 		System.out.println("Expected 7, real " + "     " + bd.getLevelAt(0));
> 	}
> }
> 
> In my opinion the JNI implementation of Bidi (text/BidiWrapper.c file, ubidi_1setPara()
function) contains a potential bug, namely:
> 1. If  the embeddingLevels  argument is not NULL then _embeddingLevels variable is initialized
with the JNI GetByteArrayElements() function;
> 2. ICU function (ubidi_setPara) initializes ICU inner structure and puts the _embeddingLevels
into it;
> 3. If _embeddingLevels pointer is not NULL then the JNI ReleaseByteArrayElements() function
(with 0 as fourth parameter) is called.
>     This function releases the memory (according to JNI specification) the _embeddingLevels
pointer refers to;
> 4. After that ICU inner structure isn't initialized properly. Call of ICU ubidi_getLevels()
function can return incorrect values (see java test above).
> 
> It seems the JNI_COMMIT parameter instead of "0" should be passed to the ReleaseByteArrayElements()
to avoid this problem.
> 
> I'd like to underline the test mentioned above works w/o any issues for Harmony-14 contribution
(although it shouldn't sometimes IMHO).
> Therefore if there are any doubts in my argumentation this issue can be closed as invalid.

> 
> 

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Tim Ellison (t.p.ellison@gmail.com)
IBM Java technology centre, UK.

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