Request for Review: Java SE 8 Compact Profiles

Alan Bateman Alan.Bateman at
Wed Jan 9 15:52:37 UTC 2013

On 09/01/2013 03:58, Mandy Chung wrote:
> :
> Looks like the jar tool -m option allows an entry with a space 
> "Profile: " (a space following ":") - an existing bug then.   There 
> may be other implementation to create a jar file that doesn't do the 
> check though.
There is a long standing issue (and bugs) related to trailing spaces. 
I'd like to stay clear of this one for this work.

> :
> I see no issue with the jar tool to know about the profile names as 
> they will be standard and part of the platform.  Having the jar tool 
> to validate the profile name will help catch mistake at packaging 
> time.  This is minor and I'm fine to revisit this in the future.
Okay, I'll go along with this and I've pushed a change to the 
jdk8/profiles forest to do this and also expanded the tests to ensure 
that the jar tool fails if an invalid profile is specified to -p.


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