RFR [9] 7067728: Remove stopThread default java.policy

Alan Bateman Alan.Bateman at oracle.com
Thu Jan 14 10:14:44 UTC 2016

On 14/01/2016 10:05, Chris Hegarty wrote:
> The "stopThread” RuntimePermission is granted by default. The Thread.stop
> methods have been deprecated for more than 15 years. It seems reasonable,
> in a major release, to remove the default grant of stopThread.
This looks okay to me, we should have dropped granting this permission 
by default a long time ago.


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