8008662: Add @jdk.Supported to JDK-specific/supported API

Mandy Chung mandy.chung at oracle.com
Fri Feb 22 01:43:03 UTC 2013

On 2/21/2013 10:46 AM, Alan Bateman wrote:
> Joe Darcy recently added @jdk.Supported [1] to make it possible to 
> identify JDK-specific APIs.
> I'd like to add this to a number of APIs in the com.sun namespace to 
> make it obvious these are "supported". 

It's nice to be able to mark what is supported vs unsupported in the 
com.sun namespace since there are a mix of supported and unsupported APIs.

> [...]
> The webrev with the changes is here:
> http://cr.openjdk.java.net/~alanb/8008662/webrev/

Looks good to me.

> In a couple of cases the package description is legacy package.html so 
> I've had to move/convert them to package-info.java.
> In all but one case I've added the annotation to the package-info, the 
> one exception is com.sun.management where there is at least one type 
> that is documented as "not supported". Joe Darcy might have 
> suggestions on that.

I wasn't aware of the unsupported com.sun.management.OSMBeanFactory 
class being included in the javadoc.  I think that can be fixed and I'll 
file a bug and hopefully we can clean that up.


> Otherwise this is mostly mechanical and the patch file is easier to 
> review that the webrev.
> -Alan
> [1] http://hg.openjdk.java.net/jdk8/tl/langtools/rev/55cca2f38ee6

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