jpackage current status

Alan Bateman Alan.Bateman at
Fri Feb 21 15:36:44 UTC 2020

On 21/02/2020 15:23, Michael Hall wrote:
> If I look at the jpackage page…
> The jpackage tool has been integrated into the JDK, and is now included in JDK 14 early access builds.
> The normal early access page now indicates release candidate and the download no longer includes -ea
> However, the included jpackage still shows…
>   jpackage --help
> WARNING: Using incubator modules: jdk.incubator.jpackage
> ...
> With an incubator warning.
Yes, should be expected as its an incubating module in JDK 14.  The CLI 
options and application layout are non-final. The "Deliverying jpackage" 
section in JEP 343 has more this.

> If I copy the jpackage bin command into my application
> ./jpackage --help
> Error occurred during initialization of boot layer
> java.lang.module.FindException: Module jdk.incubator.jpackage not found
> I could add the indicated jdk.incubator.jpackage module but should it actually still be needed?
You can't copy launchers in this way as it requires the module to be in 
the run-time image.


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