<i18n dev> [8]RFR: 8024332: sun/util/resources/en split between rt.jar and localedata.jar

David Holmes david.holmes at oracle.com
Mon Sep 9 18:31:15 PDT 2013

On 10/09/2013 7:17 AM, Naoto Sato wrote:
> Hi David,
> With this change, rt.jar would contain all the supported English locales
> in java.text and java.util packages (cf.
> http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/java/javase/javase7locales-334809.html#util-text),
> whereas US English is the only supported locale at the moment w/o
> localedata.jar.

Got it - thanks. No impact to the compact profiles.

> As to the testing, if those compact profiles keep claiming to support
> only en_US, there should not be any testing impact even for locale-based
> testing.

Some environments don't contain the optional localedata.jar so tests 
that require it need to be identified. This change might alter the list 
of tests. But that isn't your concern.


> Naoto
> On 9/8/13 7:47 PM, David Holmes wrote:
>> Hi Naoto,
>> On 7/09/2013 5:01 AM, Naoto Sato wrote:
>>> Hello,
>>> Please review the fix for the following bug. At the moment, it's not yet
>>> reflected in the bug database, but the symptom is that
>>> sun.util.resources.en package is split between rt.jar and
>>> localedata.jar, which would make it problematic in Jigsaw environment
>> Can you clarify what the before and after conditions are here. I'm
>> trying to determine if this has any impact on the compact profiles
>> definitions, and also how it might impact locale-based testing for JRE's
>> that do not have localedata.jar.
>> Thanks,
>> David
>>> http://bugs.sun.com/bugdatabase/view_bug.do?bug_id=8024332
>>> The following proposed fix is to move all "en" locales back to rt.jar.
>>> http://cr.openjdk.java.net/~naoto/8024332/webrev.00/
>>> Naoto

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