JDK11 & Polyglot
adinn at redhat.com
Fri May 24 09:48:18 UTC 2019
On 23/05/2019 20:17, David Lloyd wrote:
> I think that if/when JPMS support comes in, it'll probably substitute
> all these classes away with native image focused versions, similarly
> perhaps to how classes are done. So IMO this kind of fix is just
Yeah, I believe the WeakPairMap is needed because on the JVM modules
may get garbage collected when their component classes are unloaded --
we don't want the map to end up keeping the modules alive.
When full support for Modules is added to the native image generator the
set of modules ought not be able to fluctuate (class unloading ain't a
thing in native). So, there will be no need to employ weak references in
whatever proxy is employed for the module linkage map.
Your current fix looks fine as a temporary hack.
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