<i18n dev> RFR: 8276348: Use blessed modifier order in java.base

Pavel Rappo prappo at openjdk.java.net
Tue Nov 2 16:58:11 UTC 2021

On Tue, 2 Nov 2021 16:30:56 GMT, Pavel Rappo <prappo at openjdk.org> wrote:

> This PR follows up one of the recent PRs, where I used a non-canonical modifier order. Since the problem was noticed [^1], why not to address it at mass?
> As far as I remember, the first mass-canonicalization of modifiers took place in JDK-8136583 in 2015 [^2]. That change affected 1780 lines spanning 453 files. Since then modifiers have become a bit lose, and it makes sense to re-bless (using the JDK-8136583 terminology) them.
> This change was produced by running the below command followed by updating the copyright years on the affected files where necessary:
>     $ sh ./bin/blessed-modifier-order.sh src/java.base
> The resulting change is much smaller than that of 2015: 39 lines spanning 21 files.
> [^1]: https://mail.openjdk.java.net/pipermail/core-libs-dev/2021-November/082987.html (or https://github.com/openjdk/jdk/pull/6191#pullrequestreview-794333365)
> [^2]: http://mail.openjdk.java.net/pipermail/core-libs-dev/2015-September/035217.html

A colleague suggested that I should clarify that the `blessed-modifier-order.sh` script that I used is available in the JDK repo at https://github.com/openjdk/jdk/blob/01105d6985b39d4064b9066eab3612da5a401685/bin/blessed-modifier-order.sh. That script was contributed by Martin Buchholz in JDK-8136656 in 2015.


PR: https://git.openjdk.java.net/jdk/pull/6213

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