[8u] Request for enhancement backport approval for CR 8176329 - jdeps to detect MR jar file and output a warning

dalibor topic dalibor.topic at oracle.com
Wed Apr 26 21:34:09 UTC 2017

Thanks, Brent. This enhancement request is approved.

Please proceed with the backport and send a push approval request to 
this mailing list when the backport ready for review and/or approval.

dalibor topic

On 26.04.2017 18:39, Brent Christian wrote:
> Hi,
> I would like to add the following small enhancement to 8u:
> "jdeps to detect MR jar file and output a warning"
> https://bugs.openjdk.java.net/browse/JDK-8176329
> Rationale:
> If the 8u version of jdeps encounters a Multi-Release jar, the user
> should be warned that the JDK 9 version of jdeps should be used instead.
> The only change is to the jdeps tool itself (no change to the runtime).
> The change is low risk and very localized to check an input JAR file for
> the "Multi-Release" attribute.
> Thanks,
> -Brent

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