RFR: JDK-8076583: move jdk.Exported from langtools to jdk

Alan Bateman Alan.Bateman at oracle.com
Fri Apr 3 06:47:34 UTC 2015

On 03/04/2015 00:52, Jonathan Gibbons wrote:
> Sorry for the relatively wide distribution.
> JDK-8076583 is a conceptually simple cleanup, to move the source file 
> for the jdk.Exported class from the langtools repo (where it is a 
> singleton outlier) to the jdk repo (alongside most of the rest of the 
> classes in the jdk package hierarchy). The class was originally placed 
> in the langtools repo for bootstrapping reasons that no longer apply.
> As a result of moving the source file, references to java.base in a 
> number of places in the langtools repo can be cleaned up.
> @Build folk:
> There is a trivial change to a makefile in the langtools repo.
> @Core-libs folk:
> The source file gets moved into the jdk/ repo.
The move looks okay although the new home might be temporary given the 
design principles in JEP 200 (meaning java.base should not export the 
jdk API package).


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