RFR 8204565 : (spec) Document java.{vm.}?specification.version system properties' relation to $FEATURE

mandy chung mandy.chung at oracle.com
Thu Jun 7 20:24:49 UTC 2018

Hi Brent,

On 6/7/18 12:13 PM, Brent Christian wrote:
> Hi,
> Please review this doc-only change.  From the bug report:
> 'With the integration of JEP 322 "Time-Based Release Versioning"
> into JDK 10, VERSION_FEATURE is used to set the value of the system 
> properties "java.specification.version" [1] and 
> "java.vm.specification.version" [2] (though the term "major" is still 
> used in VM code, see JDK-8193719).
> We can update the System.getProperties() javadoc to be more specific 
> about the value reported in these system properties.'
> Issue:
> https://bugs.openjdk.java.net/browse/JDK-8204565
> Webrev:
> http://cr.openjdk.java.net/~bchristi/8204565/webrev/

Is there an existing test validating this?   If not, we should add a 
test for this change?


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