Review request JDK-8058367: Add verify-modules target to the default and images target

Alan Bateman Alan.Bateman at
Mon Sep 15 17:36:48 UTC 2014

On 15/09/2014 18:24, Mandy Chung wrote:
> I am starting to not to count on most people building images and
> inclined to catch any new dependence earlier in the default build
> to avoid potential build breakage.
> The time for verify-modules is not small and there is potential
> performance improvement. I suspect people may use JDK_FILTER,
> or sjavac to get fast incremental build time.  Perhaps we could
> provide a flag to disable verify-modules if they really want
> fast build time.
> Mandy
I think there is enough continuous build bots and people building images 
that any breakage will be found very quickly. Maybe we should just start 
with images and see how it goes, we can always add it to the default 
target if it turns out to be a regular occurrence.


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