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  1. JDK
  2. JDK-8003255

(profiles) Update JAR file specification to support profiles

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    • Type: Enhancement
    • Status: Closed
    • Priority: P3
    • Resolution: Fixed
    • Affects Version/s: None
    • Fix Version/s: 8
    • Component/s: core-libs
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      Description


      - the JAR file specification needs to be updated to specify how the Profile attribute is handled on executable JAR files.

      - launcher needs to be updated to examine the Profile attribute

      - Attributes.Names need to define the Profile attribute

      - URLClassLoader needs to be updated to specify behavior when a library JAR with the Profile attribute is encountered

      - the "jar" tool needs an option to add or modify the Profile attribute

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              alanb Alan Bateman
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              alanb Alan Bateman
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