jpackage Packaging Tool Early Access Update 4
mik3hall at gmail.com
Tue Mar 26 16:17:57 UTC 2019
> On Mar 26, 2019, at 11:13 AM, Andy Herrick <andy.herrick at oracle.com> wrote:
> --overwrite was removed because our internal reviewers thought that was inconsistent with other tools.
> the problem was that the option required us to fully remove the directory tree <output>/<name>[.app], without regard to what is in it.
> other tools like jlink require a non-existent output path, and developer can easily "rm -rf" the directory before running jpackage.
Yeah ok, I would say having it a CLI option puts the risk on the user. But as you say an easy work around. You do have to sudo for some of the embedded jdk files.
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