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From Tim Ellison <t.p.elli...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [jira] Created: (HARMONY-5979) [classlib][luni] - File.deleteOnExit has different behaviours with RI
Date Thu, 11 Sep 2008 08:24:03 GMT
I suggest Harmony changes to match the behavior of the RI in this case.

It will avoid unnecessary incompatibilities and seems logical for
programs that create dir and mark for deleteOnExit, then create files
and mark for deleteOnExit etc. as they go.

Regards,
Tim

Regis Xu (JIRA) wrote:
> [classlib][luni] - File.deleteOnExit has different behaviours with RI
>  
> ---------------------------------------------------------------------
> 
> 
> Key: HARMONY-5979 URL:
> https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/HARMONY-5979 Project: Harmony 
> Issue Type: Bug Components: Classlib Affects Versions: 5.0M7 
> Reporter: Regis Xu Fix For: 5.0M8
> 
> 
> consider the following test:
> 
> File f1 = new File("d1"); f1.mkdirs(); File f2 = new File("d1/d2"); 
> f2.mkdirs(); File f3 = new File("d1/d2/f1");
> 
> f3.createNewFile();
> 
> f3.deleteOnExit(); f2.deleteOnExit(); f1.deleteOnExit();
> 
> RI leaves d1 and d2, while Harmony deletes all of the three files. If
> we change the order of invoke deleteOnExit to f2.deleteOnExit(); 
> f3.deleteOnExit(); f1.deleteOnExit(); RI leaves d1, Harmony also
> detete all the three files. It seems RI delete files in the reverse
> order of invoking deleteOnExit. And spec doesn't mention which order
> should be used, is it a non-bug difference, or we should fix it to be
> compatible with RI?
> 
> 

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