Review request: 8005096: Move a few source files in swing/beaninfo and in a demo.

Alan Bateman Alan.Bateman at
Mon Jan 7 14:09:53 UTC 2013

On 07/01/2013 13:57, Fredrik Öhrström wrote:
> :
> 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.
> //Fredrik
Just an FYI that we will eventually need to get rid of dt.jar, see:


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