RFR [JEP 220] Modular Run-Time Images

Alan Bateman Alan.Bateman at oracle.com
Fri Nov 21 14:19:40 UTC 2014

On 21/11/2014 13:58, Seán Coffey wrote:
> Chris,
> just a passing comment from me. I've been looking at the extension 
> directory changes. Looks like some code, locale resource files, man 
> pages and help menus still need updating to remove the ext dir 
> references. Is that tracked already ?
> The rmic, javadoc and javac tools still have the concept of an 
> extension directory.
Yes, there is a bit of clean-up required, particularly docs/man pages, 
and there is an issue tracking that.

For javac then we have JDK-8062015 to track looking at -endorseddirs as 
the changes mean it's only applicable when compiling to an target <= 8. 
Jon can confirm but I think that will be sorted out later.


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