Code review request: 7064075 Security libraries don't build with javac -Xlint:all,-deprecation -Werror

Chris Hegarty chris.hegarty at oracle.com
Tue Jul 19 01:11:55 PDT 2011


On 07/18/11 11:00 PM, Sean Mullan wrote:
> On 7/18/11 5:35 PM, Alexandre Boulgakov wrote:
>> Is there an easy way to see when a class was added to the JDK?
>
> For standard API classes, you can use the @since javadoc tag which will indicate
> the release it was first introduced in.
>
> For internal classes, there is no easy way, since most don't have an @since tag.
> I would probably write a script that checks the rt.jar of each of the JREs that
> are archived at /java/re/jdk. The pathnames should be fairly consistent, just
> the version number is different.
>
> Chris, do you have any other ideas?

I did this process manually. Yes it's a pain, but it doesn't really take 
that long, 1-2 minutes per class. As Sean said, the pathnames are fairly 
consistent.

-Chris.

> --Sean



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