<AWT Dev> RFR: 8147544: Remove sun.misc.ManagedLocalsThread from java.desktop
philip.race at oracle.com
Fri Apr 1 22:19:00 UTC 2016
ManagedLocalThreads is now superseded by a standard
constructor on java.lang.Thread :-
The various places in JDK that use the internal API need to migrate to this.
This fix addresses all (I hope) such usages in java.desktop.
I had to invent names for threads in numerous places since
the required constructor insists on one.
Most uses install a Runnable but in about 4 cases we need to extend Thread.
In those cases I added a comment, and in some cases a private no-args
constructor() to try to guard against anyone coming along later and
adding & calling a wrong super-class constructor.
JPRT has been used to verify the build on all platforms and I am
in the process of running some sanity checks on the major
platforms to make sure nothing unexpected happens but
in general real testing of all of these changes is going to only happen
with a nearly full test run, so the earlier the better to get the
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