8008662: Add @jdk.Exported to JDK-specific/exported APIs

Sean Mullan sean.mullan at oracle.com
Mon Oct 7 05:36:53 PDT 2013


On 10/07/2013 08:28 AM, Alan Bateman wrote:
> On 07/10/2013 13:26, Sean Mullan wrote:
>> 7 classes in com.sun.security.auth have been deprecated for several
>> major releases now. Should they still have this annotation?
>>
>> --Sean
> I know but aren't they still exported and supported?

They have all had API replacements since JDK 1.4 or 1.5. There has been 
plenty of time to transition.

> DialogCallbackHandler is the only one with its name on a bullet.

We have only started removing some deprecated things in JDK, so it just 
was never thought about until now. Marking these as supported going 
forward strikes me as a bit strange, since we don't really want anyone 
using these anymore.

--Sean



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