<AWT Dev> Java 8 updates are causing "Apps that use non-public APIs will be rejected"

Sergey Bylokhov Sergey.Bylokhov at oracle.com
Tue Nov 17 17:20:00 UTC 2015

I think openjfx-dev at openjdk.java.net (cc) is correct place to ask this 

On 16.11.15 23:10, Ondřej Kvasnovský wrote:
> Hi,
> We are facing to an issue with latest Java updates when we try to
> release apps into Apple app store. I have described the issue here, with
> all my findings:
> http://ondrej-kvasnovsky.blogspot.com/2015/10/java-8-update-60-is-causing-apps-that.html
> In short, the issue is that we are not able to release Java app into app
> store since 1.8_60 because it uses private API (see the link above if
> you want to know how to verify that).
> I spoke about this issue with Martijn Verburg and he pointed me to these
> two issues:
> https://bugs.openjdk.java.net/browse/JDK-8138650 - fixed for 8u72
> https://bugs.openjdk.java.net/browse/JDK-8138652 - permanent fix for 9
> (replace private libs with public ones)
> I have downloaded that jdk1.8.0_72 b05 JDK and run (downloaded from
> https://jdk8.java.net/download.html):
> otool -L
> /Library/Java/JavaVirtualMachines/jdk1.8.0_72.jdk/Contents/Home/jre/lib/libjfxwebkit.dylib
> | grep icu
> /usr/lib/libicucore.A.dylib (compatibility version 1.0.0, current
> version 51.1.0)
> And it the issue is still there, Build b05 still references private API.
> I could even try to build and app and try to publish it for code review
> by Apple... but since there is this reference, I do not believe it is
> going to be successful.
> Since this issue https://bugs.openjdk.java.net/browse/JDK-8138650 is
> considered to be fixed, but it seems it is not, could someone help with
> that?
> Best wishes,
> Ondrej Kvasnovsky

Best regards, Sergey.

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