JDK 9 RFR of JDK-8033416: Remove sun.misc.FpUtils
brian.burkhalter at oracle.com
Mon Feb 3 15:42:30 UTC 2014
+1 from a (lower case) reviewer. ;-)
On Feb 1, 2014, at 10:13 AM, Joe Darcy wrote:
> Back in JDK 5, the sun.misc.FpUtils class was added to provide low-level floating-point manipulations methods needed to write tests of the math library. Over time, those low-level functions have generally been added to the standard Java library and most of the methods in FpUtils have thus been deprecated.
> Therefore, I think the start of JDK 9 is a good time to actually remove FpUtils from the platform; please review my change which does this:
> The implementation of the ilogb and isUnordered methods was moved into the "Tests" helper class in the math library test directory.
> (At the recommendation of Alan in the bug report, I verified that the fx jar files do not reference the FpUtils class.)
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