is ClassLoader.loadClass() supposed to work on module-info classes?
Alan.Bateman at oracle.com
Fri Dec 4 16:15:23 UTC 2015
On 04/12/2015 15:52, David M. Lloyd wrote:
> Ah, yeah specifically I'm referring to splitting/merging or upgrading
> some given module in an existing system, possibly using aggregate
> modules for compatibility or alternatively updating the module
> descriptors of existing installed modules to accommodate the new
> layout (both cases seem reasonable to me, and we have done both). The
> phrase in the original email from Alex that I was responding to was
> "We don't think the module declaration will be as fluid as you do";
> however our real-world experience shows the opposite.
I don't think I understand what you mean by "new layout". Do you mean
file paths? I assume not because module declarations list the
dependences as module names. Or maybe you mean there are incompatible
changes to modules that impact consumers of those modules?
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