RFR: 8214712: Archive Attributes$Name.KNOWN_NAMES

Claes Redestad claes.redestad at oracle.com
Thu Mar 14 17:20:30 UTC 2019

On 2019-03-14 18:13, Alan Bateman wrote:
> On 14/03/2019 16:26, Claes Redestad wrote:
>> Hi,
>> this RFE was stalled due an interaction with SA that has since been
>> resolved. As it still applies cleanly I'll consider it reviewed. I'm
>> just going to do some sanity testing (tier1) before push.
> I think we need to rollback some of the changes that we done in 
> JDK-6805750 so that we don't have non-standard attributes in the map. We 
> shouldn't be hard coding names such as Ant-Version or Bnd-LastModified 
> for example.
> For the current webrev then I'm concerned it is brings back legacy 
> attributes. The concept of "installed optional packages" was removed in 
> Java SE 9, as was the ability for JAR packaged applets to trigger 
> downloading of optional packages. I don't think the later was ever 
> implemented in the JDK so surprising that we are finding JAR files with 
> those attributes now. If we can prune that down then I think the changes 
> will be okay.

Ok. I stumbled on some new test issues in SA with this patch, so I'll
need to pause this one for a while anyhow.


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