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

Vincent Ryan vincent.x.ryan at oracle.com
Thu Dec 8 10:32:35 UTC 2016

> On 8 Dec 2016, at 09:34, Volker Simonis <volker.simonis at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi Vincent,
> the bug is closed and can't be looked at outside Oracle.
> Can you please make it visible for everybody.

Sorry. I’ve just corrected that.

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

I’ve a CCC prepared which I will submit if there is consensus on the proposed API.

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

Right. I’ve begun that too.

> Thanks,
> Volker
> [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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