[9] RFR 8170769: Provide a simple hexdump facility for binary data

Volker Simonis volker.simonis at gmail.com
Thu Dec 8 09:34:04 UTC 2016

Hi Vincent,

the bug is closed and can't be looked at outside Oracle.
Can you please make it visible for everybody.

Also, this is a change of the public API so it requires a CCC request/approval.

Finally, this seems to be clearly a feature and not a bug so it
requires an FC extension request [1]


[1] http://openjdk.java.net/projects/jdk9/fc-extension-process

On Wed, Dec 7, 2016 at 5:32 PM, Vincent Ryan <vincent.x.ryan at oracle.com> wrote:
> A hexdump facility has been available for many, many years via an unsupported class: sun.misc.HexDumpEncoder.
> Although that class was always unsupported, it was still accessible. That accessibility changes with Jigsaw so I’m proposing
> a very simple replacement in a new and supported class: java.util.HexDump.
> Thanks.
> Bug: https://bugs.openjdk.java.net/browse/JDK-8170769
> Webrev: http://cr.openjdk.java.net/~vinnie/8170769/webrev.00/

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