RFR: JDK-8189608 Remove duplicated jni.h

Erik Joelsson erik.joelsson at oracle.com
Wed Oct 18 09:15:31 UTC 2017

Looks good to me.


On 2017-10-18 10:53, Magnus Ihse Bursie wrote:
> The file jni.h is stored twice in the repo, both in hotspot and in 
> java.base. They are both identical, and only the java.base version is 
> included in the final product.
> This bug is a part of the umbrella effort JDK-8167078 "Duplicate 
> header files in hotspot and jdk". As for JDK-8189607, my reasoning is 
> that the java.base version is the one to keep. (In this case, there 
> was actually a small difference between the two files -- the hotspot 
> version first copyright year was 1997, but the java.base version was 
> 1996. It makes sense to keep the oldest one.)
> My assumption was that hotspot include files should be sorted 
> according to the containing directory, and since jni.h no longer 
> resides in "prims", I've rearranged the include line where needed.
> The -I path added in CompileJvm.gmk is identical to the one in 
> JDK-8189607, and will be merged to the same change (depending on which 
> fix enters first.)
> Bug: https://bugs.openjdk.java.net/browse/JDK-8189608
> WebRev: 
> http://cr.openjdk.java.net/~ihse/JDK-8189608-remove-duplicated-jni/webrev.01
> /Magnus

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