Preliminary review: Adding tracing of I/O calls

Staffan Larsen staffan.larsen at
Thu Nov 8 08:44:48 UTC 2012

On 7 nov 2012, at 23:22, mark.reinhold at wrote:

> 2012/11/2 11:36 -0700, staffan.larsen at
>> Webrev:
> Who (or what) is the intended consumer of the sun.misc.IoTrace and
> IoTraceListener APIs?  In other words, are these meant to be stable
> external interfaces that we're going to support for use by arbitrary
> code over the long term?

The primary intended consumer is Java Flight Recorder which is JDK internal.

> The reason I ask is that sun.misc is likely to go away in JDK 9, as
> part of the modularization work.  If these APIs are meant to be used
> by any code outside of the JDK then we should probably put them in
> a more appropriate package now in order to avoid pain later on.

I don't have any preferences. Can you suggest a better package?


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