RFR [9] 8146484: Examine sun.misc.MessageUtils

Alan Bateman Alan.Bateman at oracle.com
Wed Jan 6 10:12:48 UTC 2016

On 06/01/2016 05:28, Chris Hegarty wrote:
> sun.misc.MessageUtils provides low-level access for writing “error” messages
> to stdout and stderr. It is, effectively, used in just one place in the JDK, String
> coding, when the specific encoding is not available. Since this is the only usage,
> the minimal functionality required by String coding can be moved to StringCoding,
> and MessageUtils removed.
> http://cr.openjdk.java.net/~chegar/8146484/
> Note: there are a couple of unused reference to MessageUtils in the desktop
> module and a build tool that need to be cleaned up.
This looks to me. I initially assumed the resource files in 
sun.misc.resources.* were used by MessageUtils but it seems not, 
something for another bug I think.


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