RFR 7191662: JCE providers should be located via ServiceLoader,
erik.joelsson at oracle.com
Mon May 25 08:42:20 UTC 2015
On 2015-05-22 18:53, Mandy Chung wrote:
> On 05/22/2015 08:09 AM, Alan Bateman wrote:
>> On 22/05/2015 13:55, Chris Hegarty wrote:
>>> I think it could be done either way.
>> Valerie - have you considered not pushing the services configuration
>> files with this change? With the change then the java.security
>> configuration is still class names, not provider names, so the
>> fallback should just work. This is what we've done in a few other
>> areas (like JNDI for example).
> I wasn't aware of the other areas that move to service provider but
> remain being loaded with the fallback Class.forName.
> I would prefer java.security should convert to use the provider names
> as an example and also exercise the code path using service
> providers. If this causes much work to workaround it temporarily, I
> won't object the security providers are not truly service providers
> (no META-INF/services and java.security lists class name instead)
> Another option to workaround this:
> we only need to merge the service config files for generating the
> image. Can we have do the concatenation of
> jdk/modules/*/META-INF/services file and output to
> supports/image_gensrc before the images target and have the image
> builder to exclude all jdk/modules/*/META-INF/services files and take
> the supports/image_gensrc instead?
> This will remove the process-provider logic from Gensrc-*.gmk files.
> Would this be a better alternative?
Maybe, I'm not sure. I still think solving this in java code in the
ImageBuilder is the right thing to do.
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