[9] Review Request: 8072663: Remove the sun.security.acl package which is not used in the JDK

Sean Mullan sean.mullan at oracle.com
Tue Feb 17 21:21:55 UTC 2015


Looks fine to me (pending CCC approval).

--Sean

On 02/17/2015 03:59 PM, Jason Uh wrote:
> Please review this fix, which removes the sun.security.acl package.
>
> webrev: http://cr.openjdk.java.net/~juh/8072663/00/
> jbs: http://bugs.openjdk.java.net/browse/JDK-8072663
>
> The sun.security.acl package is the default implementation of
> java.security.acl but it's not used in JDK. The JCK tests for
> java.security.acl only covers the three exception classes and there are
> no JDK tests for the interfaces, implying that the spec does not require
> the implementation of java.security.acl interfaces. This is likely
> because java.security.acl package have been superseded by classes in the
> java.security package since 1.2.
>
> Removing the sun.security.acl implementation will help offset the
> increase in size to the base module that was caused by moving
> java.security.acl from a separate dedicated module to java.base (see
> http://bugs.openjdk.java.net/browse/JDK-8069551).
>
> Thanks,
> Jason


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