8003949: LogManager, downgrade normative reference to ${java.home}/lib/logging.properties

Mandy Chung mandy.chung at oracle.com
Mon Nov 26 17:40:09 UTC 2012

On 11/25/12 2:07 PM, Alan Bateman wrote:
> ...
> The focus of this mail is java.util.logging.LogManager as it specifies 
> that the default configuration is loaded from 
> ${java.home}/lib/logging.properties. Clearly this file is changed in 
> some environments, although running with java.util.logging.config.file 
> is probably more robust in that the settings can be used with 
> different JDK installations. The proposed changes (javadoc changes 
> only, no implementation changes) is here:
>   http://cr.openjdk.java.net/~alanb/8003949/webrev/

This looks fine with me.

> Note that I have also removed the statement that "properties may be 
> set via the Preference API" as the implementation has never used the 
> preferences and not worth re-visiting now.

I agree that it's good to take this statement out.


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