[9] Request for Review: 8048337: Examine if macosx/bundle/JavaAppLauncher and JavaAppLauncher.java can be removed

David DeHaven david.dehaven at oracle.com
Fri Jun 27 16:31:52 UTC 2014

As the subject says, so examined and determined that it can indeed be removed.

The Java source was being built and included in rt.jar, but it would not run because jdk/src/macosx/native/apple/launcher/JavaAppLauncher.m (implementing the two native methods) was not being built so it would have died with an UnsatisfiedLinkError. The Xcode project is not referenced anywhere in any makefile I looked at.

Since it's not used anywhere (and appears to never have been used at all?), it should be purged from the jdk source.

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