First cut: java.lang.module, org.openjdk.jigsaw, jmod

Jonathan Gibbons Jonathan.Gibbons at Sun.COM
Mon Mar 2 18:52:27 PST 2009

While short term use of jopt-simple is fine, longer term it would  
a departure in style for our command line tools, to be using the GNU- 
--long-option style of options. I'm not saying that's a bad thing,  
just a decision
we should make deliberately.

-- Jon

On Mar 2, 2009, at 4:00 PM, Mark Reinhold wrote:

> I've just pushed a rough first cut of the above-named components.
> Javadoc (nearly comment-free at the moment, I'm afraid) is available
> here:
> "jmod" is the command-line tool for manipulating module libraries.
> At the moment it can install modules, directly from a javac classes
> directory, and also list the modules in a library.  See the unit
> tests in test/org/openjdk/jigsaw/cli for examples.
> I've integrated jopt-simple [1] for use in jmod as well as any other
> command-line tools we build.  (Thanks to Paul Holser for writing such
> a clean, compact command-line parsing library!)
> - Mark
> [1]

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