Supporting OSGi Bundles in the Java Module System

Michal Cierniak cierniak at
Mon Jun 9 23:39:11 PDT 2008

Hi Stanley,

Thank you for providing this proposal.  I think that it looks quite
reasonable.  Once we have an implementation (are you working on one?),
we should have a look at details like: what exactly the behavior for
circular dependencies should be (I don't think there is a problem --
it's just one of those things where it's possible to overlook details
until you start to implement something).  But I think that the overall
proposal is a pretty good approach to this very important problem of

I'm curious what the OSGi experts think.


On Mon, Apr 28, 2008 at 8:16 PM, Stanley M. Ho <Stanley.Ho at> wrote:
> Dear 277 experts,
> The first attachment is a draft spec for supporting OSGi bundles in the Java
> Module System. This is based on the past EG discussion in particular the
> proposals and inputs from Glyn, Richard, and Bryan. This is a work in
> progress and is expected to evolve based on further inputs from this EG.

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