[11] RFR JDK-8202199 : Provide public, unsupported API for FX Swing interop

mandy chung mandy.chung at oracle.com
Wed May 9 15:55:51 UTC 2018

On 5/9/18 7:48 AM, Alan Bateman wrote:
> On 09/05/2018 15:42, Philip Race wrote:
>> :
>> Qn. to Mandy & Alan : it seems there is no need to mention this module
>> in make/common/Modules.gmk in order to get it built, but is there any
>> advantage in doing so ? I mean without it, there is no conscious 
>> listing of
>> it as a module nor classification of it.
> Right, it's not necessary to list modules that are defined to the 
> application class loader and are only in the JDK image. There's a 
> comment at the top of the make file on this but it probably could be a 
> bit clearer.

The build determines the modules to be compiled from the source 
directory per the modular source layout.  make/common/Modules.gmk serves 
a few purpose and the relevant one here is the module to class loader 
mapping.  It lists the modules defined to the boot loader and platform 
boot loader.


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