RFR(M): 8164011: --patch-module support for CDS

Calvin Cheung calvin.cheung at oracle.com
Mon Sep 12 18:01:45 UTC 2016


Please review the following change to allow the use of the 
--patch-module option with CDS.

bug: https://bugs.openjdk.java.net/browse/JDK-8164011
webrev: http://cr.openjdk.java.net/~ccheung/8164011/webrev.00/

During dump time, this change checks if a class can be found in the jar 
entries of the _patch_mod_entries. If so, the class won't be included in 
the shared archive. It currently does not support non-jar entries in the 

Tested with JPRT and hotspot/runtime tests.


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