RFR 8060068 : Remove the static initializer block from DriverManager

Lance Andersen lance.andersen at oracle.com
Mon Dec 1 16:52:19 UTC 2014

Hi all,

Looking for a review for this change to DriverManager to reduce the possibility on a deadlock on <clinit>. that I have been discussing with Mandy.

The change removes the static initializer block as well as the synchronized keyword from registerDriver.

The webrev can be found at http://cr.openjdk.java.net/%7Elancea/8060068/webrev.02/


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