Proposal: #CustomizableAutomaticModuleNameMapping

Tim Ellison Tim_Ellison at
Wed Jun 29 13:01:23 UTC 2016

mark.reinhold at (Mark Reinhold) wrote on 28/06/2016 22:23:15:
> Issue summary
> -------------
>   #CustomizableAutomaticModuleNameMapping --- Provide a means to
>   customize the algorithm that computes the names and version strings
>   of automatic modules. [1]
> Proposal
> --------
> Extend the `java.lang.module.ModuleDescriptor.Builder` API so that it
> can be used to create automatic as well as explicit modules.  This will
> allow a container application to use a custom `ModuleFinder` to manage
> the mapping from artifact names to module names, version strings, and
> so forth.
> [1]
> #CustomizableAutomaticModuleNameMapping

Enthusiastic +1 for this proposal.  I envisage a number of places from 
such auto information may be derived.


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