<AWT Dev> Review Request: JDK-8000406 - change files using @GenerateNativeHeader to use @Native
anthony.petrov at oracle.com
Tue Apr 2 05:07:38 PDT 2013
Changes to awt code look fine to me.
On 4/2/2013 2:16, Dan Xu wrote:
> Hi All,
> In this fix, I have updated files in JDK libraries to use @Native
> annotation instead of @GenerateNativeHeader to mark classes that
> contain no native methods but constants used by native codes.
> @GenerateNativeHeader was added earlier in the development for JDK8.
> "This has proved problematic for some core classes with respect to
> Jigsaw, since the use of such an annotation creates a compile-time
> dependency from the base module to the module containing javax.tools,
> and the base module should not have any dependencies." After switching
> to @Native annotation, the dependency problem will be solved as
> java.lang.annotation.Native is in the proposed base module. In addition,
> the annotation has been refined not to be on the class level but on the
> constants themselves, which also makes the generated header files much
> This effort is part of JDK-8000404. After jdk libraries uptaking the
> annotation changes, @GenerateNativeHeader annotation will be removed
> CCC: http://ccc.us.oracle.com/8000404
> webrev: http://cr.openjdk.java.net/~dxu/8000406/webrev/
> Thanks for your feedback!
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