8173393: Module system implementation refresh (2/2017)
karen.kinnear at oracle.com
Wed Feb 8 20:58:01 UTC 2017
Hotspot changes look good.
> On Feb 7, 2017, at 8:23 AM, Alan Bateman <Alan.Bateman at oracle.com> wrote:
> We've been accumulating changes in the jake forest for the last few weeks and it's time to bring the changes to jdk9/dev, to make jdk-9+157 if possible. JDK 9 is the first phase of rampdown and so this update will need to get approval via the FC-extension process.
> The changes this time are significantly smaller than previous updates. Much of this update is API and javadoc cleanup. There are a few new methods, and a few methods have been renamed/changed, but it's otherwise small potatoes.
> The webrevs with the changes are here:
> Note that the webrevs are against jdk-9+155 because that is what jake is currently at. I will re-generate the webrevs later in the week once jdk-9+156 is promoted before eventually merging with jdk9/dev in advance of the eventual push.
> One other thing to note is that the hotspot+jdk repos have the changes for JDK-8171855, this is only because that change was backed up in jdk9/hs for several weeks and only got to jdk9/dev for jdk-9+156. This means that the only non-test change in the hotspot repo is to methodHandles.cpp.
> In the langtools repo then most of the changes are mechanical, with the only real update being cleanup to jdeps and the change to javac + javap to use the right values for the requires flags (the issue that Rémi brought up on jigsaw-dev last week when sync'ing up ASM).
> In the jdk repo then ignore the DEBUG_ADD_OPENS changes in ModuleBootstrap, that is not intended for JDK 9.
> There are a few small bug fixes, and a few more startup improvements from Claes. There are a small number of tests that aren't in jake yet for this update but they should be before I refresh the webrev later in the week.
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