preliminary RFR: 8049365 - Update JDI and JDWP for modules

Alan Bateman Alan.Bateman at
Tue Dec 15 15:45:09 UTC 2015

On 15/12/2015 15:41, Lois Foltan wrote:
> :
> This is definitely a good start for updating JDK and JDWP for 
> modules.  I did have a chance to look over the hotspot changes.  I 
> would really prefer not to introduce a new ModulesTable data structure 
> (modules.c/hpp).  The goal of the JVM support for jigsaw was to have 
> one stop shopping with ModuleEntryTable and PackageEntryTable.  Those 
> data structures keep track and record the module definitions.  As a 
> matter of fact, last week Harold completely removed JDK 9's current 
> PackageInfo Hashtable in the jake repo in favor of using the new 
> PackageEntryTable.  I can help by enhancing ModuleEntryTable to 
> provide methods that Modules::get_all_modules() could call.  Would you 
> be okay with that?
That would be good and should make it easy to use from 


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