8170987: Module system implementation refresh (12/2016)

Coleen Phillimore coleen.phillimore at oracle.com
Thu Dec 15 21:11:38 UTC 2016

The hotspot changes look good.


On 12/15/16 8:23 AM, Maurizio Cimadamore wrote:
> Langtools changes look good - I like the changes in ClassReader/Writer.
> Maurizio
> On 14/12/16 21:46, Alan Bateman wrote:
>> Folks on jigsaw-dev will be aware that we are on yet another mission 
>> to bring the changes accumulated in the jake forest to jdk9/dev. The 
>> plan this time is to bring the changes to jdk9/dev to make jdk-9+150.
>> The changes in this update are mostly for JSR 376 issues 
>> #VersionedDependences and #ModuleNameCharacters and so involve 
>> updates to the binary form of the module declaration. There is also 
>> some small changes left over from #IndirectQualifiedReflectiveAccess 
>> that we didn't include in the last refresh.
>> This update has the implementation of Incubator Modules (JEP 11 [1]), 
>> everything except the javac support. This was initially planned to 
>> push to jdk9/dev but was re-routed to jake to avoid needing re-work 
>> when merged with the changes in jake.
>> There is a bit of refactoring in the implementation in this update. 
>> We expect to do more on than, plus lots of clean-up, once all the 
>> feature work is out of way.
>> The webrevs with the changes for this update are here:
>>    http://cr.openjdk.java.net/~alanb/8170987/1
>> They are currently based on jdk-9+148 and will be re-based for 
>> jdk9/dev later this week.
>> One review note this time is to ignore the changes in ModuleBootstrap 
>> for DEBUG_ADD_OPENS, that is the only change in this webrev that is 
>> not proposed to move to jdk9/dev.
>> -Alan
>> [1] http://openjdk.java.net/jeps/11

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