RFR 9: 8165641 : Deprecate Object.finalize

Alan Bateman Alan.Bateman at oracle.com
Sat Mar 11 11:08:25 UTC 2017

On 11/03/2017 07:59, Andrew Haley wrote:

> :
> Wow.  I totally agree with the sentiment, but it's a bit late in the
> JDK 9 timeframe to be talking about this.  Has this been discussed
> internally within Oracle for some time?
For years, long before SUNW was finalized :-)   Note that Roger's patch 
just deprecates it, the only implication is warnings at compile-time, 
nothing else.


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