Request for Review: Java SE 8 Compact Profiles

Kumar Srinivasan kumar.x.srinivasan at
Wed Jan 9 16:06:14 UTC 2013

On 1/9/2013 7:26 AM, Alan Bateman wrote:
> On 09/01/2013 15:03, Kumar Srinivasan wrote:
>> Generally the changes looks good, I focused on pack200 and launcher,
>> the src changes are fine.
>> Some comments on the tests in test/tools/launcher/profiles, we have a
>> test/tools/launcher/ which could make these new launcher
>> tests in the profile directory simpler.
>> Kumar
> Thanks for looking at this.
> The reason that these tests are not using TestHelper it uses 
> (the "jar" tool) and this is not in any of the runtime 
> profiles. It also uses javax.compiler and this is only proposed for 
> compact3 (even then it is only functional if tools.jar is copied in). 
> At one point I looked into doing refactoring but decided it would be 
> better to re-examine once the changes are in jdk8/tl. I hope that is 
> okay with you.
Ah ok sounds good. I think we should make this fool proof after CF
to prevent nightly test anomalies by someone introducing stray dependencies.



> -Alan.

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