Jigsaw delayed

Richard Bair richard.bair at oracle.com
Wed Jul 25 15:03:15 PDT 2012

>> That's good to hear. I hope the legal side of this will be included in this work so that end developers can do this manual modularisation as well. I believe currently the legals prevent us from stripping out most of the bits of a jre even for cobundling (or so I've been told).
>> Awesome scenario would be to have a stripped minimal jre available for download as a zip and then all the other jars/dlls available for manual inclusion. Ie opt in, rather than opt out.
> IMHO, this is unlikely as stripped JRE will not pass TCK tests. This is where you need to wait for jigsaw.

And that is where we are pushing for a change.


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