RFR 9: 8165641 : Deprecate Object.finalize

Andrew Haley aph at redhat.com
Sun Mar 12 09:55:21 UTC 2017

On 11/03/17 11:08, Alan Bateman wrote:
> 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 :-) 

Oh, absolutely, I know about that.  I was just wondering why now, and
is this something you just came up with, and are we going to have the
compatibility discussion?

I have no problem with the deprecation, BTW.  It's what happens next
that is more problematic.


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