RFR: 8244202: Implementation of JEP 418: Internet-Address Resolution SPI [v8]

Alan Bateman alanb at openjdk.java.net
Tue Oct 26 13:11:21 UTC 2021

On Tue, 26 Oct 2021 12:52:58 GMT, Aleksei Efimov <aefimov at openjdk.org> wrote:

>> This change implements a new service provider interface for host name and address resolution, so that java.net.InetAddress API can make use of resolvers other than the platform's built-in resolver.
>> The following API classes are added to `java.net.spi` 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](https://openjdk.java.net/jeps/418).
>> Testing: new and existing `tier1:tier3` tests
> Aleksei Efimov has updated the pull request with a new target base due to a merge or a rebase. The incremental webrev excludes the unrelated changes brought in by the merge/rebase. The pull request contains 14 additional commits since the last revision:
>  - Changes to address review comments
>  - Update tests to address SM deprecation
>  - Merge branch 'master' into JDK-8244202_JEP418_impl
>  - More javadoc updates to API classes
>  - Review updates + move resolver docs to the provider class (CSR update to follow)
>  - Change InetAddressResolver method names
>  - Remove no longer used import from IPSupport
>  - Rename IPSupport.hasAddress and update it to use SocketChannel.open
>  - Address review comments: javadoc + code cleanup
>  - Address resolver bootstraping issue
>  - ... and 4 more: https://git.openjdk.java.net/jdk/compare/c2db4e04...1378686b

Thanks for the updates to the API docs, you've addressed all my comments.


Marked as reviewed by alanb (Reviewer).

PR: https://git.openjdk.java.net/jdk/pull/5822

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