RFR: JEP 367: Remove the Pack200 Tools and API

Alan Bateman Alan.Bateman at oracle.com
Thu Dec 5 08:41:55 UTC 2019

On 05/12/2019 08:16, Henry Jen wrote:
> Hi,
> Updated webrev[1] reflect comments since last webrev. Vicente had done all the heavy-lifting and hand over to me to finish up.
> Changes to symbols is reverted, as we expect that only need to be updated in next release by running make/scripts/generate-symbol-data.sh.
> The jar files are confusing in the webrev, but those files are removed. The whole test/jdk/tools/pack200 is removed.
> Cheers,
> Henry
> [1] http://cr.openjdk.java.net/~henryjen/jdk14/8234542/0/webrev/
The update webrev looks okay to me, except this part of the comment in 

"Now that unpack200 has been removed we should consider setting it for 
windows too. but this could be done as a follow-up effort. It could be 
that other other clients are relying on the current configuration for 

I think it would be best to create an infrastructure/build issue and 
leave most of this  confusing comment out.


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