RFR: 8201274: Launch Single-File Source-Code Programs

Jonathan Gibbons jonathan.gibbons at oracle.com
Thu Apr 12 20:15:24 UTC 2018


Please review an initial implementation for the feature described in
JEP 330: Launch Single-File Source-Code Programs.

The work is described in the JEP and CSR, and falls into various parts:

  * The part to handle the new command-line options is in the native
    Java launcher code.
  * The part to invoke the compiler and subsequently execute the code
    found in the source file is in a new class in the jdk.compiler module.
  * There are some minor Makefile changes, to add support for a new
    resource file.

There are no changes to javac itself.

JEP: http://openjdk.java.net/jeps/330
JBS: https://bugs.openjdk.java.net/browse/JDK-8201274
CSR: https://bugs.openjdk.java.net/browse/JDK-8201275
Webrev: http://cr.openjdk.java.net/~jjg/8201274/webrev.00/

-- Jon


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