RFR - 8132734: java.util.jar.* changes to support multi-release jar files

Alan Bateman Alan.Bateman at oracle.com
Thu Oct 1 16:46:57 UTC 2015

On 29/09/2015 21:46, Steve Drach wrote:
>>> Please review the following webrev that adds support for 
>>> multi-release jars as specified in JEP-238.
>>> Issue: https://bugs.openjdk.java.net/browse/JDK-8132734 
>>> <https://bugs.openjdk.java.net/browse/JDK-8132734>
>>> JEP 238: https://bugs.openjdk.java.net/browse/JDK-8047305 
>>> <https://bugs.openjdk.java.net/browse/JDK-8047305>
>>> Webrev: 
>>> http://cr.openjdk.java.net/~psandoz/multiversion-jar/jar-webrev/ 
>>> <http://cr.openjdk.java.net/%7Epsandoz/multiversion-jar/jar-webrev/> 
>>> <http://cr.openjdk.java.net/~psandoz/multiversion-jar/jar-webrev/ 
>>> <http://cr.openjdk.java.net/%7Epsandoz/multiversion-jar/jar-webrev/>>
>> Steve - is the webrev complete, just wondering as I don't see any tests.
> Yes it is complete.  Oracle SQE has done the tests, and have tested 
> the changes.  They will integrate the tests after this webrev is 
> integrated.  I’ve been told that this is the way it’s done for new 
> features.
No so so hopefully the tests will appear soon so that they can be pushed 
at the same time.

One other question about this webrev. It doesn't include any changes to 
the tools. I guess I assumed there would be updates to jar and javac, 
maybe jdeps. The JEP did mention this but perhaps this work has been 
split out?


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