RFR: 8000450: Restrict access to com/sun/corba/se/impl package

Seán Coffey sean.coffey at oracle.com
Wed Jun 5 08:22:04 UTC 2013

On 05/06/2013 07:20, Alan Bateman wrote:
> On 04/06/2013 23:57, Seán Coffey wrote:
>> The com.sun.corba.se.impl package is a private package. The API is 
>> subject to change at any time and no 3rd party code should be using 
>> it. As a result, I'd like to add it to the package restricted list. 
>> I've run our internal CORBA SQE testsuite against the proposed change 
>> and didn't see any issues.
>> bug report : http://bugs.sun.com/view_bug.do?bug_id=8000450
>> webrev : http://cr.openjdk.java.net/~coffeys/webrev.8000450.jdk8/
>> I plan to port the same change to jdk7u.
> Nobody should be using com.sun.corba.se.impl directly so the change 
> looks good to me.
> The @summary in the tests suggests it was originally written for JAXP 
> so if the test scope is extended then that summary will need to be 
> updated. I also note that the test only uses checkPackageAccess so I 
> don't think it actually checks entries on the package.definitions 
> list. We should probably write a more complete test, although I'm not 
> suggest you have to do this here.
There are plans to introduce a more robust testcase to test all 
restricted packages. Hope to have that brought into jdk8 in coming 
weeks. Good points on the @summary text. Meant to update that. Test now 
checks package definition :


> -Alan

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