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

Chris Hegarty chris.hegarty at oracle.com
Mon Jan 25 16:09:52 UTC 2016

On 25/01/16 15:47, Alan Bateman wrote:
> 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?

Good idea Alan. Added and webrev updated in-place.


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