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From "Gili (JIRA)" <j...@apache.org>
Subject [jira] [Commented] (SUREFIRE-951) Better handling of file.encoding system property
Date Fri, 10 Mar 2017 15:38:04 GMT

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Gili commented on SUREFIRE-951:
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[~amuthmann] which issue are you referring to specifically (this page talks about multiple
issues).

If you are having problems getting UTF-8 to work, see https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/SUREFIRE-1220
which is still open.

> Better handling of file.encoding system property
> ------------------------------------------------
>
>                 Key: SUREFIRE-951
>                 URL: https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/SUREFIRE-951
>             Project: Maven Surefire
>          Issue Type: Bug
>          Components: Maven Surefire Plugin, process forking
>    Affects Versions: 2.13
>         Environment: Any environment in which the file encoding is distinct from ${project.build.sourceEncoding}.
>            Reporter: Stephan Schroevers
>            Assignee: Tibor Digana
>             Fix For: 2.15
>
>         Attachments: file-encoding-example.tbz
>
>
> It appears that Surefire doesn't (correctly) set {{-Dfile.encoding=$\{project.build.sourceEncoding\}}}
prior to running the tests. As a result the JVM will derive {{file.encoding}} from the environment's
file encoding. This affects the return value of {{java.nio.charset.Charset#defaultCharset()}},
which reads the {{file.encoding}} system property exactly once, and is invoked very early
on. Concretely this means that the unit tests are unnecessarily platform dependent.
> Thus I have two requests:
> # Make {{-Dfile.encoding=$\{project.build.sourceEncoding\}}} the default. That is, the
following configuration setting should be implied:
> {noformat}
> <argLine>-Dfile.encoding=${project.build.sourceEncoding}</argLine>
> {noformat}
> # Extend the method {{org.apache.maven.plugin.surefire.SurefireProperties#verifyLegalSystemProperties(org.apache.maven.plugin.logging.Log)}}
such that is warns about users attempting to set the {{file.encoding}} property through the
{{systemPropertyVariables}} configuration setting. Like with {{java.library.path}}, this does
_not_ work.
> I have [attached|^file-encoding-example.tbz] a sample project that demonstrates the issue
(simply run {{`mvn test`}}). Please have a look at the comments I added to the POM. I have
tested this sample project only on Linux, but a colleague has confirmed that an instance of
this issue can also be recreated on Windows.
> TIA for looking into this!



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