<AWT Dev> [OpenJDK 2D-Dev] RFR: 8147544: Remove sun.misc.ManagedLocalsThread from java.desktop
philip.race at oracle.com
Sun Apr 3 17:50:07 UTC 2016
Yes, it will be much harder to audit that the correct constructor
has been used, so it needs to be a reviewer checklist item.
On 4/3/16, 9:49 AM, Sergey Bylokhov wrote:
> The fix looks fine, but we will need to use correct Thread
> constructor, it will not easy tracked unlike the usage of separate class.
> On 03.04.16 18:24, Chris Hegarty wrote:
>> On 1 Apr 2016, at 23:19, Phil Race <philip.race at oracle.com> wrote:
>>> Bug: https://bugs.openjdk.java.net/browse/JDK-8147544
>>> Fix: http://cr.openjdk.java.net/~prr/8147544/
>> Your changes look ok to me. Thanks for doing this Phil.
>>> ManagedLocalThreads is now superseded by a standard
>>> constructor on java.lang.Thread :-
>>> The various places in JDK that use the internal API need to migrate
>>> to this.
>>> This fix addresses all (I hope) such usages in java.desktop.
>>> I had to invent names for threads in numerous places since
>>> the required constructor insists on one.
>>> Most uses install a Runnable but in about 4 cases we need to extend
>>> In those cases I added a comment, and in some cases a private no-args
>>> constructor() to try to guard against anyone coming along later and
>>> adding & calling a wrong super-class constructor.
>>> JPRT has been used to verify the build on all platforms and I am
>>> in the process of running some sanity checks on the major
>>> platforms to make sure nothing unexpected happens but
>>> in general real testing of all of these changes is going to only happen
>>> with a nearly full test run, so the earlier the better to get the
>>> changes in.
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