Unable to compile modules with references to automatic modules - "cannot find module: jdk.management.resource"
jan.lahoda at oracle.com
Sun Nov 8 17:51:53 UTC 2015
On 7.11.2015 15:34, Alan Bateman wrote:
> On 07/11/2015 10:15, Florian Troßbach wrote:
>> When I compile my modules with
>> javac -d . -mp ../jars -modulesourcepath . -verbose $(find . -name
>> I get the attached output. The raised error is "error: cannot find
> This is a bug in the EA build where they are qualified exports to
> jdk.management.resource but this module is not in the builds. So it's a
> build issue, I'll create a bug to track this. If you build the JDK
> yourself, from the jigsaw/jake sources, then you won't run into this
> issue, it is specified to how the EA builds are created.
> That said, I'm not 100% sure why javac runs into it here, I'm sure Jon
> or Jan can explain that.
Automatic modules depend on all other named modules, and javac currently
uses all modules it knows about, which includes those it found while
analyzing other module-infos. I think it could be changed to only
include modules found on the module paths.
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