[8u] Request for enhancement backport approval for 8059038: Create new launcher for SA tools

Andrew Hughes gnu.andrew at redhat.com
Wed Dec 5 17:34:01 UTC 2018

On Tue, 20 Nov 2018 at 17:29, Severin Gehwolf <sgehwolf at redhat.com> wrote:
> Hi,
> Please approve this enhancement backport request which adds launchers
> for CLHSDB and HSDB (part of the sa-jdi.jar) currently not present in
> JDK 8u. JDK 9+ has 'jshsdb clhsdb' (CLI) and 'jhsdb hsdb' (GUI) for the
> serviceability agent. This patch would make those available in JDK 8u
> too.
> The risk of making them available is none. It's not possible to use
> them this way right now. The commands don't exist. Except for a new
> launcher no new code has been added. The launcher delegates to existing
> CLHSDB and HSDB classes.
> Testing: New basic test, manual testing that launchers work.
> webrev: http://cr.openjdk.java.net/~sgehwolf/webrevs/JDK-8059038/01/
> Bug: https://bugs.openjdk.java.net/browse/JDK-8059038
> Thoughts?
> Thanks,
> Severin


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