RFR: JDK-8149925 We don't need jdk.internal.ref.Cleaner any more

Alan Bateman Alan.Bateman at oracle.com
Tue Feb 23 15:33:57 UTC 2016

On 22/02/2016 21:41, Mandy Chung wrote:
> :
>> I added new method to Cleaner:
>>     public boolean helpClean() { }
> I’m in two minds of making this a public method. An explicit way to enqueue pending references as well as invoke Cleanable::clean.  If it goes in, the method name needs to be renamed.
I'm also not sure that it's a good idea to have this be part of the 
Cleaner API. If feels like it's exposing too much of the internals. Is 
it really needed?


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