Comments on jpackage (JEP 343)

Kevin Rushforth kevin.rushforth at
Thu Sep 19 18:27:50 UTC 2019

OK, that makes sense. Andy has already implemented this change (pushed 
it to the sandbox), so it will be in the next EA build.

-- Kevin

On 9/19/2019 10:25 AM, mark.reinhold at wrote:
> jlink’s -o/--output option names exactly the thing being output,
> rather than a container for the thing being output.
> The jpackage option we’re discussing here names a container for the
> thing being output, much like the -d option of javac and javadoc.
> Using -d/--dest for jpackage is consistent with the JDK’s other
> command-line tools.
> - Mark

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