RFR: JDK-8062810: Examine src.zip in JDK image and decide if source classes should be organized by module

Mandy Chung mandy.chung at oracle.com
Mon Oct 31 20:32:15 UTC 2016

> On Oct 31, 2016, at 12:52 PM, Omair Majid <omajid at redhat.com> wrote:
> * Erik Joelsson <erik.joelsson at oracle.com> [2016-10-10 09:55]:
>> Please review this change, which reorganizes src.zip into modules
>> directories. It also includes the source of any imported modules into
>> src.zip.
> My main use case for src.zip is stepping into JDK code and setting
> breakpoints when I am debugging my application. Do IDEs handle the new
> layout of src.zip for debugging user applications correctly? Or will
> this require a change on their side too?

Yes this change impacts IDE.

We have contacted some IDE vendors including NetBeans, IntelliJ, JDeveloper, Eclipse about this proposed change and confirm that they are ok with the proposed change from several of them.


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