RFE support jar as modulepath argument

Ali Ebrahimi ali.ebrahimi1781 at gmail.com
Fri Dec 4 14:58:10 UTC 2015


On Fri, Dec 4, 2015 at 5:12 PM, Alan Bateman <Alan.Bateman at oracle.com>

> On 04/12/2015 12:27, Ali Ebrahimi wrote:
> Just as I said in another thread post:
> If we have module group concept and modules belong to same module group
> loaded by same classloader then we can support splited packages. This way
> each module group maps to each classloader.
> This will support test modules.
> We've been down this road in the distant past with "requires local" and I
> don't think we want to go there again :-)
> We've worked through many testing examples with the current design and
> prototype and haven't run into any major issues. The main thing to say is
> that TestNG, JUnit and other testing frameworks don't know about modules
> yet but we can get existing versions to work okay, it just needs
> command-line options that will look complicated at first, esp. when
> compiling or injecting test classes into existing modules. I think we
> should be confident that the tools and plugins will make this much easier
> in time. Just another reason why it's so critical to have tools and eco
> system working with us as the module system design (and implementation)
> moves forward.
> -Alan

I don't know what was your problem with your "requires local".

I think module group concept could made much more easier even
jdk modularization task and current non-modular user applications.


Best Regards,
Ali Ebrahimi

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