RFR: 8186535: Remove deprecated pre-1.2 SecurityManager methods and fields

Sean Mullan sean.mullan at oracle.com
Wed Nov 22 15:49:16 UTC 2017

On 11/22/17 9:59 AM, Alan Bateman wrote:

>> http://cr.openjdk.java.net/~mullan/webrevs/8186535/webrev.00/
> This mostly looks good.
> Does the stack walker created in AppletSecurity need to be done in a 
> privileged block? If this is just the mouldy appletviewer tool then 
> ignore my comment.

Hmm. Where do you see it being called inside doPrivileged?

> A minor comment is that the <code> is legacy and we've been using {@code 
> ...} for recent changes. We changed some of these methods to use {@code 
> ...} when we degraded them in JDK 9.

I guess you are referring to the checkMemberAccess method. Sure I can 
change it to use {@code}.

> Also NoAWT probably isn't the right 
> place to test checkMemberAccess. If the test is renamed and the 
> description changed then it would be okay.

Sure, the test already had everything I need so it was easier to 
leverage it rather than just duplicating. I had changed the description 
already. I will just rename it to something more generic, like 


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