Draft JEP proposal: JDK-8200758: Packaging Tool

Kevin Rushforth kevin.rushforth at oracle.com
Wed Jul 25 23:12:30 UTC 2018

Thank you to all who provided feedback. I have updated the draft JEP 
[1], and I think I have incorporated most of the feedback I received. 
Specifically, I have reorganized and reworded a few things for clarity, 
added '.exe' and '.app in a .dmg' native package format to the list of 
features, and added the service bundler (daemon) feature to the "if we 
have time" list (at the top of that list).

Please let me know if I missed an important point. I hope to submit this 
JEP in the next week or two.

-- Kevin

[1] https://bugs.openjdk.java.net/browse/JDK-8200758

On 5/30/2018 5:10 PM, Kevin Rushforth wrote:
> I would like to propose the following Draft JEP [1] for discussion.
> JDK-8200758: Packaging Tool
> This is intended as a JDK-scope replacement for the existing 
> javapackager tool that ships with Oracle JDK 10 (and earlier Oracle 
> JDK releases), and was delivered as part of the JavaFX build. The 
> javapackager tool has been removed from Oracle JDK 11 along with the 
> removal of JavaFX.
> Comments on this JEP are welcome. It is currently not targeted for a 
> specific release, but we are aiming for JDK 12.
> -- Kevin
> [1] https://bugs.openjdk.java.net/browse/JDK-8200758

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