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  1. JDK
  2. JDK-8003846

Override mechanism for currency data should not require creating currency.properties in java.home

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    • Type: Bug
    • Status: Resolved
    • Priority: P3
    • Resolution: Fixed
    • Affects Version/s: 8
    • Fix Version/s: 8
    • Component/s: core-libs
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    • Introduced In Version:
      7
    • Resolved In Build:
      b68

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        java.util.Currency allows currency data to be overridden by means of create a currency.properties file in <java.home>/lib. This is highly undesirable as it means that developers need to copy files into the JRE directory in order to override the currency data.

        See also this thread with more background:

        http://mail.openjdk.java.net/pipermail/i18n-dev/2012-October/000804.html


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                alanb Alan Bateman
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                alanb Alan Bateman
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