8170987: Module system implementation refresh (12/2016)

Lois Foltan lois.foltan at oracle.com
Wed Dec 14 21:58:13 UTC 2016

On 12/14/2016 4:46 PM, Alan Bateman wrote:
> Folks on jigsaw-dev will be aware that we are on yet another mission 
> to bring the changes accumulated in the jake forest to jdk9/dev. The 
> plan this time is to bring the changes to jdk9/dev to make jdk-9+150.
> The changes in this update are mostly for JSR 376 issues 
> #VersionedDependences and #ModuleNameCharacters and so involve updates 
> to the binary form of the module declaration. There is also some small 
> changes left over from #IndirectQualifiedReflectiveAccess that we 
> didn't include in the last refresh.
> This update has the implementation of Incubator Modules (JEP 11 [1]), 
> everything except the javac support. This was initially planned to 
> push to jdk9/dev but was re-routed to jake to avoid needing re-work 
> when merged with the changes in jake.
> There is a bit of refactoring in the implementation in this update. We 
> expect to do more on than, plus lots of clean-up, once all the feature 
> work is out of way.
> The webrevs with the changes for this update are here:
>    http://cr.openjdk.java.net/~alanb/8170987/1

I have reviewed the hotspot changes, looks good.

> They are currently based on jdk-9+148 and will be re-based for 
> jdk9/dev later this week.
> One review note this time is to ignore the changes in ModuleBootstrap 
> for DEBUG_ADD_OPENS, that is the only change in this webrev that is 
> not proposed to move to jdk9/dev.
> -Alan
> [1] http://openjdk.java.net/jeps/11

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