Draft JEP: Deprecate pack200, unpack200 tools and related APIs.

Kumar Srinivasan kumar.x.srinivasan at oracle.com
Tue Apr 17 20:47:34 UTC 2018


This draft JEP[1] proposes to deprecate the pack200 APIs and tools in 
the JDK.
As outlined in the JEP,  the usefulness of this technology have 
diminishing returns,
the components using them are being removed and connectivity speeds
have improved by leaps and bounds, since its inception.


[1] https://bugs.openjdk.java.net/browse/JDK-8200752

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