RFR 9: 8149750 Decouple sun.misc.Signal from the base module

Roger Riggs Roger.Riggs at Oracle.com
Fri Feb 12 17:47:48 UTC 2016

Please review moving the functionality of sun.misc.Signal to 
jdk.internal.misc and
creating a wrapper sun.misc.Signal for existing external uses.

+++ This time including the hotspot changes to update the target of the 

A new replacement API will be considered separately.

The update includes a test that passes with or without the changes.
(Except for an NPE instead of SEGV if null is passed).

   jdk: http://cr.openjdk.java.net/~rriggs/webrev-signal-9149750/
hotspot: http://cr.openjdk.java.net/~rriggs/webrev-hs-signal-9149750/


Thanks, Roger

JEP 260: https://bugs.openjdk.java.net/browse/JDK-8132928

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