[11] Review Request: 8205537 Drop of sun.applet package

Phil Race philip.race at oracle.com
Mon Jul 2 16:30:44 UTC 2018

It is not necessary and I reject that it is a P3. Let's leave it for 12.


On 07/02/2018 09:24 AM, Sergey Bylokhov wrote:
> I think it is a good thing to drop this api completely in the same 
> release as JDK-8201446. This is not a p4 and so it can be be fixed and 
> integrated in jdk11 if the fix is ready.
> On 02/07/2018 09:10, Phil Race wrote:
>> Sergey,
>> I think at this point, this is not a P3 for 11.
>> So I won't approve it for 11, but will consider it for 12.
>> -phil.
>> On 7/2/2018 6:36 AM, Sergey Bylokhov wrote:
>>> Hello.
>>> Please review the fix for jdk11.
>>> Bug: https://bugs.openjdk.java.net/browse/JDK-8205537
>>> Webrev: http://cr.openjdk.java.net/~serb/8205537/webrev.00/
>>> sun.applet is an internal package contained some code related to 
>>> implementation of applets and appletviewer. Some of its classes were 
>>> dropped already: JDK-8204454, JDK-8203308. Now there are only 3 
>>> classes, all related to the applet security and we can drop them as 
>>> well.
>>> In the fix this package was removed, and the tests were updated to 
>>> not use it. I am not sure how "ClassnameCharTest.java" is useful 
>>> after applets removal, but since this test used subclass of the 
>>> AppletClassLoader, I have copied some code from the removed class to 
>>> the test.

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