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  1. JDK
  2. JDK-7160619

enhance the list of secure jnlp properties to support useLegacyMergeSort

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    • OS:
      windows_xp, windows_vista

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        Please add the property java.util.Arrays.useLegacyMergeSort to the list
        of secure properties.
        This would allow smoother migration from 6 to 7

        http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/java/javase/compatibility-417013.html

        Area: API: Utilities
        Synopsis: Updated sort behavior for Arrays and Collections may throw an IllegalArgumentException
        Description: The sorting algorithm used by java.util.Arrays.sort and (indirectly) by java.util.Collections.sort has been replaced. The new sort implementation may throw an IllegalArgumentException if it detects a Comparable that violates the Comparable contract. The previous implementation silently ignored such a situation.
        If the previous behavior is desired, you can use the new system property, java.util.Arrays.useLegacyMergeSort, to restore previous mergesort behavior.
        Nature of Incompatibility: behavioral
        RFE: 6804124

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                mhowe Mark Howe (Inactive)
                Reporter:
                tviessma Thomas Viessmann (Inactive)
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