JEP 311: Java Packager API & CLI (Kevin Rushforth)

Michael Hall mik3hall at
Thu Oct 19 20:48:55 UTC 2017

> On Oct 19, 2017, at 3:01 PM, victor.drozdov at wrote:
> Hi, Sverre.
>> The preliminary list of new arguments has arguments for DEB, but not RPM.
>> Really hope RPM is not phased out after refactoring arguments for later
>> removal after JDK10.
> RPM will not be phased out. It's just a preliminary list of arguments.
>> What is the reason for removing support for Java Web Start (JNLP) in the
>> Java Packager?
> Support for Java Web Start will be available for old CLI

I don’t see --add-exports listed with the JEP arguments, my understanding is that for the current release of Java 9 this might sometimes be needed for restricted API’s?

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