[erlang-patches] jinterface: bug detecting user home directory on windows

Fredrik <>
Fri Feb 1 11:56:26 CET 2013


On 02/01/2013 11:44 AM, Vlad Dumitrescu wrote:
> Hi,
>
> Jinterface uses System.getProperty("user.home") to locate the user's 
> home and the cookie file. On Windows, the result might be different 
> than the value used by Erlang, which looks first to the HOMEDRIVE and 
> HOMEPATH variables.
>
> The fix makes jinterface use the same logic to locate the cookie file.
>
> The branch is based on master.
>
> git fetch git://github.com/vladdu/otp.git 
> <http://github.com/vladdu/otp.git> jinterface_windows_cookie
>
> https://github.com/vladdu/otp/compare/jinterface_windows_cookie
> https://github.com/vladdu/otp/compare/jinterface_windows_cookie.patch
>
> Writing a test for this would require running it with different 
> environment settings and how to do it depends on how you run your 
> tests at OTP. I would need guidance to implement it.
>
> The fix has been in the erlide code base for a while and I didn't see 
> any problems.
>
> best regards,
> Vlad
>
>
>
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Your patch is now cooking in the 'master-pu' branch.
Thanks,

-- 

BR Fredrik Gustafsson
Erlang OTP Team

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