RFR: 8189102: All tools should support -?, -h and --help
jonathan.gibbons at oracle.com
Fri Nov 17 18:29:52 UTC 2017
I understand why you might want to ensure that a basic set of help
options is supported,
but I don't understand why that justifies removing older options, like
"-help" for many tools.
In addition, I notice the CSR says:
> *Compatibility Risk Description:*
> <https://bugs.openjdk.java.net/browse/JDK-8191477#> Only new flags are
> added, none removed.
But that is not true, since your edits for javac and javadoc remove the
Also, in the CSR, look for these typos:
OpenJdk (should be OpenJDK)
Also, I note that you've changed localized resource files. The usual
procedure is to never
touch those files, since they get updated later by Oracle's localization
On 11/17/2017 03:23 AM, Lindenmaier, Goetz wrote:
> please review this change. I also filed a CSR for this:
> Bug: https://bugs.openjdk.java.net/browse/JDK-8189102
> CSR: https://bugs.openjdk.java.net/browse/JDK-8191477
> See the webrev for a detailed description of the changes.
> If required, I'll make break-out changes to be reviewed separately.
> I had posted a RFR before, but improved the change to
> give a more complete overview of currently supported flags
> for the CSR:
> Best regards,
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