Integrated: 8244202: Implementation of JEP 418: Internet-Address Resolution SPI

Aleksei Efimov aefimov at
Thu Nov 11 14:36:45 UTC 2021

On Tue, 5 Oct 2021 12:00:15 GMT, Aleksei Efimov <aefimov at> wrote:

> This change implements a new service provider interface for host name and address resolution, so that API can make use of resolvers other than the platform's built-in resolver.
> The following API classes are added to `` package to facilitate this:
> - `InetAddressResolverProvider` -  abstract class defining a service, and is, essentially, a factory for `InetAddressResolver` resolvers.
> - `InetAddressResolverProvider.Configuration ` - an interface describing the platform's built-in configuration for resolution operations that could be used to bootstrap a resolver construction, or to implement partial delegation of lookup operations.
> - `InetAddressResolver` - an interface that defines methods for the fundamental forward and reverse lookup operations.
> - `InetAddressResolver.LookupPolicy` - a class whose instances describe the characteristics of one forward lookup operation.  
> More details in [JEP-418](
> Testing: new and existing `tier1:tier3` tests

This pull request has now been integrated.

Changeset: 2ca4ff87
Author:    Aleksei Efimov <aefimov at>
Stats:     3141 lines in 56 files changed: 2848 ins; 155 del; 138 mod

8244202: Implementation of JEP 418: Internet-Address Resolution SPI

Co-authored-by: Chris Hegarty <chegar at>
Co-authored-by: Daniel Fuchs <dfuchs at>
Co-authored-by: Alan Bateman <alanb at>
Reviewed-by: dfuchs, alanb, michaelm, chegar



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