Review Request for 8029216: (jdeps) Provide a specific option to report JDK internal APIs

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Wed Nov 27 15:52:05 UTC 2013

On 11/27/13 1:04 PM, Alan Bateman wrote:
> On 26/11/2013 23:59, Mandy Chung wrote:
>> This is a simple patch that adds a new jdeps -jdkinternals option to make it easier for developers to find dependencies on the JDK internal APIs:
> This looks good (and I can't think of a better name for the option). Do you think this needs a test as otherwise this option will not be exercised?

-jdkinternals doesn't necessarily imply that using the JDK internal APIs is dangerous. Maybe calling it -warn would be better, and offer a path forward to in the future warn about other objectionable dependency constructs (circles, etc.).

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