#MutableConfigurations (Re: New issue: Configurations are not mutable)

David M. Lloyd david.lloyd at redhat.com
Mon Mar 21 14:18:11 UTC 2016

On 03/11/2016 11:44 AM, mark.reinhold at oracle.com wrote:
> 2016/3/2 18:11 -0800, david.lloyd at redhat.com:
>> It appears from what I can see in the Jigsaw code, that once a
>> Configuration is calculated, it cannot be changed in any way, which
>> makes them unsuitable for use in containers which add and remove modules
>> at run time.  It is not clear how such containers are expected to
>> function.  If there is a deliberate intention that the Jigsaw system
>> will not support dynamic modification of layers/configurations
>> (including the dynamic addition and removal of modules at run time),
>> then that should be explicitly stated.
> New issue: http://openjdk.java.net/projects/jigsaw/spec/issues/#MutableConfigurations

In the absence of further discussion, I am going to assume that the 
expert group is in agreement that working mutable Configurations are 
part of the acceptance criteria for this JSR.  If you disagree please 
speak up ASAP - even if your objection is presently nonspecific - I am 
taking silence to mean assent of the entire group!


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