[9-sandbox-jake] Request for Approval - 8080531 - Modular Java Application Packaging

Kevin Rushforth kevin.rushforth at oracle.com
Wed Oct 14 21:13:36 UTC 2015


Looks good to me.

-- Kevin

Danno Ferrin wrote:
> Kevin, Chris,
> This is a Work in Progress to be put in the jake sandbox for JEP-275 work.  Mostly so we can get it out in the open before JavaOne at the end of the month.  
> This patch breaks the deployment samples, and there isn't a plan in place to fix them.  The issues are deep and relate to Ant.
> This patch requires JDK9_HOME to be set to a current jigsaw build.  So current you have to sync as of 12 Oct or later because some of the JLink APIs are also a work in progress.  If you don't set JDK9_HOME then the packager won't be built at all.  The previous webrevs use the older APIs.
> Only Mac has received much in the way of testing.  And then only the most basic testing since Gradle for the foreseeable future cannot run the unit tests on Java 9 (this is a problem with Gradle).
> webrev: http://cr.openjdk.java.net/~shemnon/8080531/webrev.04/ <http://cr.openjdk.java.net/~shemnon/8080531/webrev.04/>
> jira: https://bugs.openjdk.java.net/browse/JDK-8080531 <https://bugs.openjdk.java.net/browse/JDK-8080531>

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