RFR: JDK-8245847 Update Profile.java to not require per-release updates

Joe Darcy joe.darcy at oracle.com
Tue May 26 18:35:50 UTC 2020

Looks fine Jon; thanks,


On 5/26/2020 11:26 AM, Jonathan Gibbons wrote:
> Please review a small change to the implementation of Profile.java
> so that it does not have to be updated on each release.
> Although Profile.java theoretically permitted the use of profiles for
> targets >= 8, they were effectively restricted by additional checks
> elsewhere in java, in Arguments.java.
> Long term, the expectation is that support for profiles will be 
> deprecated
> (JDK-8245246) and eventually removed (JDK-8245247.)
> -- Jon
> JBS: https://bugs.openjdk.java.net/browse/JDK-8245847
> Webrev: http://cr.openjdk.java.net/~jjg/8245847/webrev.00/index.html

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