RFR 8062303: Remove com.sun.tracing API

Jaroslav Bachorik jaroslav.bachorik at oracle.com
Thu Feb 5 09:39:36 UTC 2015

On 5.2.2015 10:26, David Holmes wrote:
> On 5/02/2015 7:16 PM, Jaroslav Bachorik wrote:
>> Please, review the following removal of functionality
>> Issue : https://bugs.openjdk.java.net/browse/JDK-8062303
>> Webrev: http://cr.openjdk.java.net/~jbachorik/8062303/webrev.00
>> This API was introduced in JDK7 and immediately made
>> proprietary/unsupported [1]. It didn't see any uptake since then. It'll
>> not be accessible when it moves to modules.
>> The proposed solution is to drop this proprietary API completely.
> The change in make/lib/Lib-jdk.runtime.gmk seems related to the JSDT
> removal. Is it included by mistake?

No. The JSDT implementation depends on com.sun.tracing API (it 
implements it) and it must be removed together with the API.

The request for the removal of the hotspot JSDT integration was reviewed 


> Otherwise seems like a complete removal from the OpenJDK sources.
> Thanks,
> David
>> Thanks,
>> -JB-

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