RFR: JDK-8138960 - Module version is checked incorrectly in libjimage

Mandy Chung mandy.chung at oracle.com
Tue Oct 6 14:26:13 UTC 2015

> On Oct 6, 2015, at 6:28 AM, Alan Bateman <Alan.Bateman at oracle.com> wrote:
> On 06/10/2015 14:22, Jim Laskey (Oracle) wrote:
>> Verona pit failing do to NEXT_VERSION +1 .  libjimage code assumed that the module version would be constant until some later date.
>> http://cr.openjdk.java.net/~jlaskey/8138960/webrev/index.html <http://cr.openjdk.java.net/~jlaskey/8138960/webrev/index.html>
>> JDK-8138960 <https://bugs.openjdk.java.net/browse/JDK-8138960>
>> Follow on changes at some later date coming with
>> 	JDK-8138961 <https://bugs.openjdk.java.net/browse/JDK-8138961> Include version information in jimage locations
>>         JDK-8138962 <https://bugs.openjdk.java.net/browse/JDK-8138962> Use correct module version from hotspot when using jimage find resource
> (Moving this to jigsaw-dev).
> This change looks okay, it means the version is ignored in JDK 9 main line, which make sense.


We should check the version checking in jake and do the right checking (a separate issue).


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