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

Mandy Chung mandy.chung at oracle.com
Wed Jan 6 16:15:12 UTC 2016



> On Jan 5, 2016, at 9:28 PM, Chris Hegarty <chris.hegarty at oracle.com> 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.
> -Chris.

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