RFR  8153737: Unsupported Module
peter.levart at gmail.com
Fri Apr 8 14:31:32 UTC 2016
On 04/08/2016 12:24 PM, Paul Sandoz wrote:
>> 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 , 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.
Will jdk.unsupported be "required public" by java.se? Will you have to
explicitly -addmodule jdk.unsupported for class-path programs too?
> An important milestone.
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