Alan.Bateman at oracle.com
Tue Apr 27 04:12:13 PDT 2010
Jonathan Gibbons wrote:
> It seems that if a module has been installed, it cannot be replaced by
> installing it again.
> Is there any chance of getting "remove" or "uninstall" options for
> jmod, or even the ability to reinstall a module. Now that we can
> build all the modules for JDK, it would be very helpful to be able to
> install new modules without rebuilding JDK.
> As a short term work around, it appears to work to delete the
> appropriate directory with an "rm" command. Is this likely OK, or
> likely to cause horrors in the minds of the folk that understand
> module libraries?
> -- Jon
Mark - is uninstall feasible? I assume there is potential for
consistency issues if there is library delegation and a module is
removed from a parent library. Also, I wonder about the consequences of
uninstalling a module when the library is in use by a running application.
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