<AWT Dev> 8167126: Create a module to provide access to non-SE desktop APIs

Alan Bateman Alan.Bateman at oracle.com
Thu Oct 6 07:24:59 UTC 2016

On 05/10/2016 23:01, Phil Race wrote:
> Webrev : http://cr.openjdk.java.net/~prr/8167126/
> The upcoming jigsaw changes to limit use of setAccessible [1] mean
> that some work-arounds for non-SE API users will be broken.
> To provide for continued access to the capability (albeit via a
> different package+class name) this fix adds a jdk.desktop module.
> It may be that this is temporary - fixed with a standard API either
> later in this release or in a subsequent release, but we need this
> in place soon.
I assume this can be added to the PLATFORM_MODULES list, no need for it 
to be defined to the boot loader. Otherwise looks okay to me.


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