8033366: Add configure option to allow RMIConnector IIOP transport be selected compiled in or not
mandy.chung at oracle.com
Thu Feb 6 16:00:34 UTC 2014
On 2/6/2014 4:06 AM, Alan Bateman wrote:
> One of things that we are hoping to do in JDK 9 is to drop support for
> the IIOP transport from RMI connector in the JMX Remote API . The
> motive is modules and the first step on this journey was to downgrade
> the support to optional from required (something that we did in JDK 8
> as part of the Compact Profiles and Prepare for Modules efforts).
> We're not yet at the point yet where we can change the API docs and
> remove the implementation but we are the point where we need to build
> without the IIOP transport. Aside from our modularity efforts, it is
> useful to have it removed early in JDK 9 as this maximizes the time
> that anyone using it has to move another transport.
> This is the first time that I've added a configure option to the build
> so I may need help getting this right. The patch that I'm currently
> using is here:
I also agree it's good to get this in early to maximize the time to make
jdk/make/profile-rtjar-includes.txt references these classes. Would the
profile build ignore if these classes don't exist?
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