RFR: More cleanup patches

mandy chung mandy.chung at oracle.com
Fri Mar 30 11:55:54 UTC 2018

On 3/30/18 7:38 PM, Peter Levart wrote:
> On 03/30/2018 01:31 PM, mandy chung wrote:
>> On 3/30/18 6:53 PM, Alan Bateman wrote:
>>>> 8200134: Improve ModuleHashesBuilder
>>>> http://cr.openjdk.java.net/~martin/webrevs/jdk/ModuleHashesBuilder/
>>>> https://bugs.openjdk.java.net/browse/JDK-8200134
>>> I suspect Mandy will want to look at this one. We also need to 
>>> decide if there is a better place for it as it is only used by tools 
>>> (`jar`, `jmod`, ...), it is not part of the runtime support.
>> It's in java.base to avoid duplicating this class in both jdk.jar and 
>> jdk.jlink module.  It's not a small method.  It's not part of the 
>> runtime support.  I can't think of any better place.
> New module jdk.tools.internal ?

I considered it while I fear that this would become a dumping ground for 
tools utility although we start with one class.  The name would be 


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