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Ship the unlimited policy files in JDK Updates

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        JDK 9 EA currently ships the unlimited JCE policy files along with the limited ones. The limited ones are still enabled by default.

        A similar setup should be done for the JDK update releases. As per JDK 9 README, config changes can be made via modification of the JDK contents.

        jdk-9/lib/security/unlimited_policy/README.txt
        ====================================
        <snip>

        ----------------------------------------------------------------------
        Installation Instructions
        ----------------------------------------------------------------------

        This directory contains the following files:

                README.txt This file
                local_policy.jar Unlimited strength local policy file
                US_export_policy.jar Unlimited strength US export policy file

        Simply replace the limited strength policy jar files with the jars in this
        directory:

                % cp *.jar .. [Unix]
                % copy *.jar .. [Windows]

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                  coffeys Sean Coffey
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