RFR: 8150044: Generate classlists at build-time

Mandy Chung mandy.chung at oracle.com
Wed May 4 19:45:02 UTC 2016

> On May 4, 2016, at 6:36 AM, Claes Redestad <claes.redestad at oracle.com> wrote:
> Hi,
> please review this change to generate classlists at build-time
> bug: https://bugs.openjdk.java.net/browse/JDK-8150044
> webrevs:
> top: http://cr.openjdk.java.net/~redestad/8150044/top.01/
> jdk: http://cr.openjdk.java.net/~redestad/8150044/jdk.01/
> hotspot: http://cr.openjdk.java.net/~redestad/8150044/hotspot.01/
> The implementation generates an interim image consisting of a minimal
> set of modules, then use this to run a small generator program to
> load common utilities and facilities and dump the result of this to a
> classlist that is then bundled with the final images.

This looks good and finally get rid of the prebaked classlists.

One question: where do you create the interim JMOD files?  Or do you create it under images/jmods?


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