JDK-6900043 : Add method to return line.separator property
  • Type: Bug
  • Component: core-libs
  • Sub-Component: java.lang
  • Affected Version: 6,7
  • Priority: P4
  • Status: Resolved
  • Resolution: Fixed
  • OS: generic,windows_xp
  • CPU: generic,x86
  • Submitted: 2009-11-11
  • Updated: 2017-05-16
  • Resolved: 2009-12-12
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Querying the line.separator value is a common occurence in large systems.  Doing this properly is verbose and involves possible sercurity failures; having a method return this value would be beneificial.
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EVALUATION A fine idea.

SUGGESTED FIX See http://cr.openjdk.java.net/~martin/webrevs/openjdk7/line.separator/