jpackage current status

Michael Hall mik3hall at
Fri Feb 21 15:41:48 UTC 2020

> On Feb 21, 2020, at 9:39 AM, Philip Race <philip.race at> wrote:
> Hi,
> I don't understand what you are doing here.
> It is like you are copying around an application
> which has dependent libraries but not copying those libraries.
> Copying bits out of the JDK to some other location isn't something you can expect to work.

It has worked for me in the past for the java command when applications need that and the build has not included it.

> And why does your application need jpackage ?
> It is a developer tool, not a run time tool ?

It runs commands. I am considering a jpackage wrapper command. Possibly including some use of jlink.

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