[8u-dev] Request for enhancement backport approval for CR 8044107 - Add Diagnostic Command to list all ClassLoaders

Seán Coffey sean.coffey at oracle.com
Thu Dec 21 23:44:13 UTC 2017

Approved for porting.


On 21/12/2017 12:13, David Buck wrote:
> Hi!
> Please consider the following enhancement for approval:
> bug report:
> https://bugs.openjdk.java.net/browse/JDK-8044107
> This is an important serviceability improvement. Without this 
> backport, there is no officially supported tool included in the JDK 
> that allows the user to collect classloader information from the 
> command line. I have run all the standard JPRT hotspot tests, run the 
> testcase included in the changeset, and manually confirmed that the 
> new diagnostic command works as expected. The change itself is 
> extremely small and safe. I believe any risk posed by including this 
> in JDK 8 is negligible.
> Cheers,
> -Buck

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