RFR [9] 8148154: JOpt Simple - a Java library for parsing command line options

Alan Bateman Alan.Bateman at oracle.com
Mon Jan 25 15:47:33 UTC 2016

On 25/01/2016 15:38, Chris Hegarty wrote:
> JOpt Simple [1] is a Java library for parsing command line options.
> The JDK has several different home-grown versions of command line
> option-parsing code. Where possible, new and existing tools in the
> JDK should consider using JOpt Simple. JOpt Simple is being used in
> a number of tools in project jigsaw [2].
> This issue proposes to integrate JOpt Simple into JDK 9 as a new
> module that can be used internally by tools in the JDK. The webrev
> proposes to add the new module, it is yet to be used. Qualified
> exports to specific JDK tool modules can be added later.
> http://cr.openjdk.java.net/~chegar/8148154/
Bringing this into jdk9/dev in the advance looks good. One thing, should 
we add a README so that we know exactly which version of JOpt Simple 
this is?


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