Compilation feedback and version question

Alan Bateman Alan.Bateman at
Tue Nov 3 11:28:01 UTC 2015

On 29/10/2015 11:25, Stephen Colebourne wrote:
> :
> However, my feedback is that the -listmods option is confusing. An
> option called "list" is something I expect to list all things, not to
> be clever and only show some subset. At the very least, I consider it
> vital for there to be a tool (preferably java.exe) that can list *all*
> available modules given a module path. Maybe the current -listmods
> should be renamed to -applicationmods or -initialmods, or split to
> -listmods:app and -listmods:all ?  (Being able to list everything
> available feels like module 101).
I think you have a point. The -listmods option lists the modules in the 
boot layer when it might more understandable if it simply listed all 
observable modules and just exited like java -version. We'll need to 
think about this.


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