JDK 12 RFR of JDK-8212880: Cannot access ftp: site for fdlibm.tar

joe darcy joe.darcy at oracle.com
Wed Oct 24 20:11:52 UTC 2018


Seems the ftp option for the fdlibm sources has gone away; the URL 
reference in the JDK sources in StrictMath should be updated to a live page:

         JDK-8212880: Cannot access ftp: site for fdlibm.tar


diff -r 211998500d39 src/java.base/share/classes/java/lang/StrictMath.java
--- a/src/java.base/share/classes/java/lang/StrictMath.java    Thu Aug 
16 19:49:25 2018 -0400
+++ b/src/java.base/share/classes/java/lang/StrictMath.java    Wed Oct 
24 13:08:41 2018 -0700
@@ -40,7 +40,7 @@
   * algorithms are available from the well-known network library
   * {@code netlib} as the package "Freely Distributable Math
   * Library," <a
- * href="ftp://ftp.netlib.org/fdlibm.tar">{@code fdlibm}</a>. These
+ * href="https://www.netlib.org/fdlibm/">{@code fdlibm}</a>. These
   * algorithms, which are written in the C programming language, are
   * then to be understood as executed with all floating-point
   * operations following the rules of Java floating-point arithmetic.



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