RFR 9: 8165641 : Deprecate Object.finalize

Alan Bateman Alan.Bateman at oracle.com
Mon Mar 13 09:37:43 UTC 2017

On 12/03/2017 09:55, Andrew Haley wrote:

> :
> I have no problem with the deprecation, BTW.  It's what happens next
> that is more problematic.
I think it has to be baby steps and I would expect going further will 
involve years and several major releases. That should give time to look 
at use-cases that aren't adequately handled by the Cleaner API so that 
the support in place long before there is any proposal to remove anything.


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