[wildfly-dev] Analysis of wildfly-8.1.0 dependency on JDK-Internal APIs

Rory O'Donnell Oracle, Dublin Ireland rory.odonnell at oracle.com
Tue Sep 16 12:08:20 EDT 2014

Hi Rebecca,

Not yet, we have a long list of FOSS Projects which we are targeting and I
can't say when we will get to it. In the mean time the tool is available 


Feel free to run it yourself and post results.


On 16/09/2014 16:08, Rebecca Searls wrote:
> Has Oracle run the tool on apache's CXF project?
> ----- Original Message -----
>> From: "Rory O'Donnell Oracle, Dublin Ireland" <rory.odonnell at oracle.com>
>> To: "Tomaž Cerar" <tomaz.cerar at gmail.com>
>> Cc: "Norman Maurer" <norman.maurer at googlemail.com>, "Balchandra Vaidya" <Balchandra.Vaidya at oracle.com>,
>> wildfly-dev at lists.jboss.org, "Dalibor Topic" <dalibor.topic at oracle.com>
>> Sent: Thursday, September 11, 2014 10:33:44 AM
>> Subject: [wildfly-dev] Analysis of wildfly-8.1.0 dependency on JDK-Internal	APIs
>> Hi Tomaz,
>> As part of the preparations for JDK 9, Oracle’s engineers have been
>> analyzing open source projects like yours to understand usage.
>> One area of concern involves identifying compatibility problems, such as
>> reliance on JDK-internal APIs.
>> Our engineers have already prepared guidance on migrating some of the
>> more common usage patterns of JDK-internal APIs to supported public
>> interfaces. The list is on the OpenJDK wiki [0], along with instructions
>> on how to run the jdeps analysis tool yourself .
>> As part of the ongoing development of JDK 9, I would like to encourage
>> migration from JDK-internal APIs towards the supported Java APIs. I have
>> prepared a report for your project wildfly-8.1.0 release  based on the
>> jdeps output.
>> The report is attached to this e-mail.
>> For anything where your migration path is unclear, I would appreciate
>> comments on the JDK-internal API usage patterns in the attached jdeps
>> report, (if any) - in particular comments elaborating on the rationale
>> for them - either to me or on this list.
>> Finding suitable replacements for unsupported interfaces is not always
>> straightforward, which is why I am reaching out to you early in the JDK
>> 9 development cycle so you can give feedback about new APIs that may be
>> needed to facilitate this exercise.
>> Thank you in advance for any efforts and feedback helping us make JDK 9
>> better.
>> Rgds,Rory
>> [0]
>> https://wiki.openjdk.java.net/display/JDK8/Java+Dependency+Analysis+Tool
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>> Rgds,Rory O'Donnell
>> Quality Engineering Manager
>> Oracle EMEA , Dublin, Ireland
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Rgds,Rory O'Donnell
Quality Engineering Manager
Oracle EMEA , Dublin, Ireland

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