Time to put a stop to Thread.stop?

Alan Bateman Alan.Bateman at oracle.com
Sat May 25 11:35:04 UTC 2013

On 24/05/2013 19:14, Martin Buchholz wrote:
> :
> Alan, you're telling everyone there's no need for Thread.stop, but you 
> are replacing usages in tests with calls to Unsafe, which is not 
> available to normal code.  So you have a kind of moral obligation here 
> to replace usages with "ordinary" java code.  There are other ways to 
> do sneakyThrow, and perhaps a sneakyRethrow method should be added to 
> the jdk test library.
For these the tests then it shouldn't really matter but if you or Doug 
would prefer if they are changed to use sneakyThrow then we can do that.


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