8029805/8029806: Remove XXX addPropertyChangeListener and removePropertyChangeListener methods

Mandy Chung mandy.chung at oracle.com
Tue Dec 10 17:31:19 UTC 2013

Looks good.  Happy to see these methods finally removed for a clean jdk 


On 12/10/2013 3:06 AM, Alan Bateman wrote:
> (This one is for the jdk9-dev forest once it is created)
> The addPropertyChangeListener and removePropertyChangeListener methods 
> defined by Pack200.{Packer,Unpacker} and LogManager methods are 
> deprecated and flagged with a warning that they "will be removed in a 
> future release". This is highlighted in the EDR and Public Review of 
> JSR 337 and also flagged in JEP 162.
> I'd like to swing the axe early in JDK 9 so as to give every 
> opportunity for anything that might have a dependency. There are a few 
> other modularity related changes that need to go in early too but this 
> is the only one that involves the removal of methods.
> The webrev with the changes is here:
> http://cr.openjdk.java.net/~alanb/8029805%2b8029806/webrev/
> I've cc'ed build-dev as there are make file changes to remove the 
> de-beaning rules (these methods do not exist in subset Profiles of 
> Java SE and were removed as part of the build).
> -Alan.

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