Request for review: always generate java-rmi.cgi

Peter Jones pcj at
Fri Jun 24 20:43:41 UTC 2011

On May 11, 2011, at 1:57 PM, Mandy Chung wrote:
On 05/11/11 10:50, Kelly O'Hair wrote:
>> On May 11, 2011, at 10:47 AM, Alan Bateman wrote:
>>>> Q2: Does it belong somewhere other than the bin directory?
>>> The script can be used to tunnel RMI calls over HTTP. Probably legacy now and I'm pretty sure that java-rmi.cgi is just meant to be an example script. The RMI FAQ provides servlet based example. I've cc'ed Peter Jones and he might be able to fill us in a bit on the history and whether it really needs to be in the bin directory (I suspect not).
>>> -Alan.
>> Perhaps a separate CR should be filed for jdk8 or jdk9, maybe we could move or remove it then.
> There is an open CR related to this:
> Mandy

Sorry for the late reply, I had fallen way behind on this email address.

Yes, I agree that this script doesn't really belong in the JDK's bin directory, it's more of an (outdated) example.  As described in the bug Mandy cited, there hasn't been a version in Windows releases since 1.1.x.

-- Peter

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