RFR - 8132734: java.util.jar.* changes to support multi-release jar files

Alan Bateman Alan.Bateman at oracle.com
Mon Nov 9 08:19:58 UTC 2015

On 08/11/2015 20:38, Paul Sandoz wrote:
> :
> The name is derived from the requirement that if the fragment is present a call to getRuntimeVersionedEntry is required (or the equivalent of), thus the URL is a reference to a runtime versioned entry.
I was just wondering about something shorter, like #runtime.

> :
> Do you mean caching by JarFileFactory? AFAICT it’s only used by JarURLConnection and that never configures JarFiles, which is why we need the fragment.
Okay, I think ignore my comment, it can use getRuntimeVersionedEntry (as 
it does) and so doesn't need to configure the JarFile. If it did need to 
configure the JarFile then it couldn't work reliably of course.


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