RFR JDK-8197533 move javax.transaction.xa into its own module

Alan Bateman Alan.Bateman at oracle.com
Wed Feb 28 19:43:59 UTC 2018

On 28/02/2018 18:25, Lance Andersen wrote:
> Hi all,
> This RFR request moves the javax.transaction.xa package out of the java.sql module and into its own module java.transaction.xa.  One of the motivators for this change is due to the fact JSR 907 1.3 MR indicated that the javax.transaction.xa package will be subsumed by Java SE.
> There should be no compatibility issues with this change. Any module that `requires java.sql` will continue to have access to the public classes in the javax.transaction.xa package at both compile-time and run-time.
I skipped the tests but everything else looks good. It is a compatible 
change as you noted.

Is there any XA text from the original JTA spec that should be added to 
the module description as part of this? Another way to ask this is 
whether the JTA 1.3 drops any text dealing with the XA part.


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