Alan.Bateman at oracle.com
Wed Mar 15 14:34:25 UTC 2017
On 15/03/2017 10:13, Stephen Colebourne wrote:
> Automatic modules must either contain the
> Module-Name MANIFEST entry, or have a file name that exactly matches
> the desired module name. ie. the standard jar files downloaded from
> Maven Central, eg foo-bar-1.2 must be renamed to be used as an
> automatic module.
This looks like it would force everyone starting out to rename lots of
JAR files and essentially choose module names for libraries that they
don't maintain. The module name is something that the module author
should choose. Having the consumer or others trying to force a different
name feels chaotic.
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