RFR: 8273101: Eliminate the usage of threadgroup sandboxing in the java.util.logging

Phil Race prr at openjdk.java.net
Fri Sep 3 17:22:27 UTC 2021

On Wed, 1 Sep 2021 06:31:16 GMT, Sergey Bylokhov <serb at openjdk.org> wrote:

> The "java.util.logging.LogManager" class uses the "threadgroup sandboxing" via an AppContext to support "applet logging isolation". The AppContext class became useless since the plugin and webstart are no longer supported and removed in jdk11.
> This is the request to delete the usage of AppContext in the LogManager and related tests.
> Tested by tier1/tier2/tier3 and jdk_desktop tests.

Hmm I was under the impression this was removing AppContext itself but it is just removing the backdoor needed by logging
Perhaps this isn't the change that requires the CSR but it then leaves an inconsistent state where desktop supports AppContext still but other modules don't ...


PR: https://git.openjdk.java.net/jdk/pull/5326

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