Review Request JDK-8175819: OS name and arch in JMOD files should match the values as in the bundle name

Mandy Chung mandy.chung at
Mon Apr 3 21:07:39 UTC 2017

> On Apr 3, 2017, at 1:35 PM, Simon Nash <simon at> wrote:
> On 03/04/2017 21:15, mark.reinhold at wrote:
> I am not sure why we would change to osx for Mac when the Mac developers
> have recently dropped the Mac OS X terminology and changed it to macOS.

Just to be clear, there is no plan to change the value of the
‘’ system property and its value is “Mac OS X”.  
Changing the value of the system property ‘’ would 
break existing applications.

In JDK 8, OS_NAME in the release file is “Darwin” which is
what this patch would change.


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