8000362: (pack200) Deprecate Packer/Unpacker addPropertyChangeLister and removePropertyChangeListener methods

Mandy Chung mandy.chung at oracle.com
Thu Oct 11 19:31:20 UTC 2012

Looks fine with me.

On 10/11/2012 6:40 AM, Alan Bateman wrote:
> This is a follow-on from yesterday's mail on deprecating the 
> LogManager's add/removePropertyChangeListener methods. The other 4 
> problematic methods identified in JEP 162 [1] are the same name 
> methods on Pack200.Packer and Pack200.Unpacker. The webrev to 
> deprecate these methods is here:
> http://cr.openjdk.java.net/~alanb/8000362/webrev/
> As with the LogManager methods, Mandy Chung searched >20000 projects. 
> In this case we didn't find any usages of these methods and this gives 
> us confidence that these methods are rarely used. We don't propose to 
> provide a replacement for these methods but instead just include 
> wording to suggest that applications poll the value of the progress 
> property if they really need to provide some progress indication.
> Kumar is the pack200 guru here and I know he's busy/away at the moment 
> so I plan to hold onto this patch until I at least hear from him.
> -Alan.
> [1] http://openjdk.java.net/jeps/162

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