RFR: 8191138: Remove deprecated java.security.acl APIs

Mandy Chung mandy.chung at oracle.com
Thu Jul 25 19:34:02 UTC 2019

On 7/25/19 9:15 AM, Sean Mullan wrote:
> Please review this change to remove the deprecated java.security.acl 
> APIs. These APIs have long had a warning in the javadocs (since at 
> least JDK 1.3.1 and possibly earlier) indicating that they were 
> superseded by other APIs. They were initially deprecated in JDK 9 and 
> marked for removal in JDK 10, so enough time has passed to allow for 
> removal. Several external projects that were using the APIs have also 
> either resolved the issues or have a plan to remove the dependencies.
> CSR: https://bugs.openjdk.java.net/browse/JDK-8217101
> Issue: https://bugs.openjdk.java.net/browse/JDK-8191138
> webrev: http://cr.openjdk.java.net/~mullan/webrevs/8191138/webrev.00/


It's good to know that external projects have either removed or plan to 
remove their dependency on java.security.acl API.


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