Running jaotc with an external Graal

Alan Bateman Alan.Bateman at
Tue Feb 14 14:37:05 UTC 2017

On 14/02/2017 14:20, Andrew Haley wrote:

> On 14/02/17 13:34, Doug Simon wrote:
>> I don’t know how one patches a module in the middle of the module
>> graph. That is, we use --patch-module and --upgrade-module-path to
>> override the jdk.vm.compiler module in the JDK. I don’t know what
>> that means for modules such as jdk.aot that depend on
>> jdk.vm.compiler. Maybe someone from the AOT or jigsaw team can help.
> OK, thanks.  I guess I could try to upgrade the copy of Graal that is
> contained in HotSpot.  I'll have a look.
--patch-module can be used to patch any module in the boot layer. So if 
you are looking to override or add classes then --patch-module should work.


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