8008290: (profiles) Startup regression due to additional checking of JAR file manifests

Alan Bateman Alan.Bateman at oracle.com
Thu Feb 21 20:01:04 UTC 2013

On 21/02/2013 19:45, Mandy Chung wrote:
> Alan,
> This fix looks good and the "## fast path ..." comment can be taken 
> out as Chris pointed out.
Yes, I put that comment in there as a reminder and should have removed 
it - thanks (and Chris).

> A minor note - the list of known jar files seems to be incomplete 
> (e.g. tzdb.jar and some windows-specific ones).  I think it may be 
> better to file a bug to follow up this and maybe even better to 
> replace the hardcoded list with other mechanism (if appropriate).
The list doesn't have to be complete, this is just the JAR files that 
will be skipped. I completed list that hardcoded list needs clean-up 
(even the construction of) and that's the clean-up I hinted at in the 
first mail. I decided not to change in this round as I just wanted to 
restore the startup. Also it takes time to verify startup across a 
number of platforms so changing code in this area takes a bit longer to 


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