When will Jigsaw be fully merged with the early access JDK 9?
paul.deitel at deitel.com
Fri Mar 17 14:02:35 UTC 2017
Thanks Alan! So at this point, should I just move to testing with JDK 9 and ignore the separate jigsaw build?
On Mar 17, 2017, at 9:52 AM, Alan Bateman <Alan.Bateman at oracle.com> wrote:
On 17/03/2017 13:44, Paul Deitel wrote:
> I am currently testing with JDK 9 from both
> https://jdk9.java.net/download/ <https://jdk9.java.net/download/>
> https://jdk9.java.net/jigsaw/ <https://jdk9.java.net/jigsaw/>
> When will these be merged into a single download (or have they been already)?
Yeah, it can be confusing. The module system was merged into the main JDK 9 downloads about a year ago, it's also been refreshed several times. There are a number of open issues around the design so the Jigsaw EA builds will often a bit ahead with changes to support proposals and discussions on those issues. At this time there then are only a small number of changes that aren't in JDK 9. We will be bringing those changes into JDK 9 soon (using the process proposal for critical changes due JDK 9 rampdown).
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