RFR: jsr166 jdk9 integration wave 7

Paul Sandoz paul.sandoz at oracle.com
Fri Jul 1 08:36:06 UTC 2016

> On 1 Jul 2016, at 00:53, Doug Lea <dl at cs.oswego.edu> wrote:
> On 06/30/2016 10:08 AM, Paul Sandoz wrote:
>> Hi Peter,
>> Thanks, that’s interesting. I am uncertain if our 166 fellows will be
>> reluctant or not to pull in a dependency on jdk.internal.misc.SharedSecrets.
> Background: we are reluctant to rely on anything that makes sources impossible
> to use in (usually, upcoming versions of) Android. Which probably
> doesn't directly apply here.
> But my main concern in this case is that we need better assurance
> that there are no possible start-up circularities, since we've already
> had some near-miss experiences with ThreadLocalRandom. Is there a
> solid argument?

I suggest we spin this off from the main issue and investigate afterwards, i have logged an issue:

  https://bugs.openjdk.java.net/browse/JDK-8160710 <https://bugs.openjdk.java.net/browse/JDK-8160710>


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