Review request: 8005096: Move a few source files in swing/beaninfo and in a demo.
oehrstroem at gmail.com
Mon Jan 7 13:57:58 UTC 2013
2012/12/16 Kelly O'Hair <kelly.ohair at oracle.com>:
> Looks ok to me. But do the makefile comments need to be adjusted?
The makefile comments, comment on the fact that Java sources that
reside inside make/tools
are in fact part of the dt.jar (ie part of the jdk, not just a tool).
However this is not that easy to fix, since the actual tool that
generates the swing classes,
needs these files. So instead of copying the sources out from
src/share/classes to compile the tool,
or linking to the classes in the boot jdk dt.jar, they are simply
stored in make/tools.
Something for future generations to ponder. The comments should be updated to
reflect the new positions of the source files inside the tools directory.
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