<AWT Dev> RFR: 8256643: Terminally deprecate ThreadGroup stop, destroy, isDestroyed,…

Alan Bateman alanb at openjdk.java.net
Fri Nov 20 14:52:07 UTC 2020

On Fri, 20 Nov 2020 14:03:20 GMT, Sean Mullan <mullan at openjdk.org> wrote:

> I think it would be useful in the javadoc of the RuntimePermission targets (stopThread, etc) to add a note/link that the corresponding method that the permission applies to is terminally deprecated. Something as simple as "Note that the Thread.stop() method is terminally deprecated and will be removed in a future release."

We haven't changed Thread.stop here, I would like to get that done too but as separate issue because it will require wider discussion. The main thing for now is the prep work before proposing to shove ThreadGroup to the side.


PR: https://git.openjdk.java.net/jdk/pull/1318

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