[security-dev 01438]: Re: Ending support for Java 1.1 policy files
Vincent.Ryan at Sun.COM
Mon Dec 7 10:19:52 PST 2009
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It removes dependencies on several long deprecated classes.
A later changeset will follow this to remove Identity Database options
from the jarsigner and keytool command-line utilities.
Vincent Ryan wrote:
> Hello all,
> More than 11 years ago we introduced a new format for Java policy files
> in Java 1.2. We deprecated but retained support for the old Java 1.1
> format. I'd like to propose that we now remove support for that legacy
> This would allow us to eliminate several hard-coded dependencies on a
> set of classes which were deprecated long ago. The change would form
> part of our JDK modularization effort.
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