RFR [9] 8170859 : Run time and tool support for ModuleResolution

Chris Hegarty chris.hegarty at oracle.com
Thu Dec 8 15:17:37 UTC 2016


> On 8 Dec 2016, at 14:41, Remi Forax <forax at univ-mlv.fr> wrote:
> Chris,
> this patch is rather ugly.

I agree that it is not pretty, but the changes are mostly mechanical.

> Patching the ModuleDescriptor is not a good idea, maybe it's means that we need a system of metadata associated with a ModuleDescriptor,
> the hash of a module (which is not part of the module spec but the OpenJDK implementation) can be also considered as metadata.

As you have pointed out, this is no different from how hashes are
already handled today.


> regards,
> Rémi
> ----- Mail original -----
>> De: "Chris Hegarty" <chris.hegarty at oracle.com>
>> À: "jigsaw-dev" <jigsaw-dev at openjdk.java.net>
>> Envoyé: Jeudi 8 Décembre 2016 14:49:38
>> Objet: RFR [9] 8170859 : Run time and tool support for ModuleResolution
>> This is a review request for the link time and run time support for
>> the mechanism to support incubator modules [1]. More specifically,
>> the addition of options to the jmod and jar tools to pass through the
>> relevant values, as per JEP 11, and support for these in the form
>> of a new ModuleResolution attribute ( that will be documented in
>> JEP 261 ).
>> http://cr.openjdk.java.net/~chegar/8170859/00/
>> -Chris.
>> [1] http://openjdk.java.net/jeps/11

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