Alan.Bateman at oracle.com
Thu Jun 3 04:34:49 PDT 2010
mark.reinhold at oracle.com wrote:
> Agreed. The -p option is poorly documented.
> The intent is that if a subcommand does something with the requested
> library then -p includes its parent library (and its parent, etc., all
> the way up the chain).
> Right now it only applies to the list subcommand, so that "jmod list -p"
> shows you all modules in the requested library and all of its parents.
> It probably make sense for -p to apply to a few other subcommands, but
> I haven't yet thought through the cases.
> - Mark
The refresh and repos subcommands could potentially take this option so
that they refresh the catalog or print the associated repositories for
all libraries. One suggestion is to switch to --all or -a instead of -p.
That is, "jmod list -a" to list all install modules is probably easier
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