RFR [9] 8153737: Unsupported Module

Paul Sandoz paul.sandoz at oracle.com
Fri Apr 8 10:24:08 UTC 2016

> On 7 Apr 2016, at 19:14, Chris Hegarty <chris.hegarty at oracle.com> wrote:
> Enough technical debt has been paid down that we can now create the new
> JDK-specific module as proposed by JEP 260 [1], named jdk.unsupported.
> This module will initially contain, and export, the sun.misc package,
> and will eventually export the sun.reflect package too ( once it has
> been sanitized ). The jdk.unsupported module will be present in full JRE
> and JDK images.

And in the modular world it’s necessary to explicitly declare a requirement on idk.unsupported.

> http://cr.openjdk.java.net/~chegar/8153737/
> https://bugs.openjdk.java.net/browse/JDK-8153737


An important milestone.


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