RFR: JDK-8043981 Remove the JPDA demo

Staffan Larsen staffan.larsen at oracle.com
Mon Aug 25 14:06:44 UTC 2014

On 25 aug 2014, at 15:59, Alan Bateman <Alan.Bateman at oracle.com> wrote:

> On 25/08/2014 14:48, Staffan Larsen wrote:
>> Please review this change to remove the legacy JPDA demos. These demos are quite dated at this point and the included instructions are incomplete. In addition the example/demo JPDA code does not fit well into the new modular structure because the source code is used for both jdb and for the demo.
>> bug: https://bugs.openjdk.java.net/browse/JDK-8043981
>> webrev: http://cr.openjdk.java.net/~sla/8043981/webrev.00/
> Good to see this going away, it also addresses one of Magnus' recent comments here about jpda/src.zip being built from sources in two locations (a consequence of the code being used for two things).
> The changes looks okay to me. A passing comment is that the move of Expr.jj is a reminder that we have generated code checked-in but that has been the case for a long time.

Thanks Alan.

Yes, Ideally we should run JavaCC during the build on Expr.jj, but that adds a dependency and execution time for something that is very rarely changed.


> -Alan.

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