Module library attributes

Karen Kinnear karen.kinnear at
Wed Dec 7 09:33:36 PST 2011

We will want to store the "preverified" state for classes as well.


On Dec 7, 2011, at 9:05 AM, Alan Bateman wrote:

> On 06/12/2011 15:05, Sean Mullan wrote:
>> I'd like to be able to store a persistent attribute with a module when it is
>> installed that could then be retrieved at runtime when all I have is a reference
>> to the Module object. I don't think this is quite the same as
>> metadata, as listed in the jigsaw requirements. It is more like data that we can
>> use to optimize our implementation. It doesn't necessarily have to be exposed
>> via a public API.
>> --Sean
> It wouldn't be hard to extend the module library to support additional data, be it on a per-module or per-configuration basis. At some point we'll need to have a database to support faster indexing and potentially this could be used for other data too.
> -Alan.

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