8177530: Module system implementation refresh (4/2017)

Lois Foltan lois.foltan at oracle.com
Tue Apr 4 19:03:37 UTC 2017

Hi Alan,

Hotspot changes look good.  One minor comment, can you move the 
definition of java/lang/Module at line #93 in 
hotspot/src/share/vm/classfile/vmSymbols.hpp up to a new line after #58 
which is java/lang/Package?  I wouldn't need to see another webrev for this.

Thank you,

On 4/4/2017 12:28 PM, Alan Bateman wrote:
> As I mentioned on jigsaw-dev yesterday, we have accumulated a number 
> of changes in the jake forest and would like to bring the changes into 
> jdk9/dev for jdk-9+165.
> Most of the changes in this update are the move of Module and friends 
> from java.lang.reflect to java.lang. This is mostly a mechanical update.
> We also have the update to the derivation of automatic modules to no 
> longer ignore trailing digits in modules names, this is to align JDK 9 
> with the updated proposal for issue #VersionsInModuleNames [1].
> There are a number of smaller changes, summarized in JDK-8177530 [2].
> The webrev with the changes is here:
>   http://cr.openjdk.java.net/~alanb/8177530/1
> The changes are currently based on jdk-9+163 and will be rebased 
> before pushing to jdk9/dev.
> The corresponding update to jtreg is already in the code-tools/jtreg 
> repo and will be tagged (I assume as jtreg4.2-b07) before this 
> integration. Once it is tagged then we'll rev'ing the requiredVersion 
> in each TEST.ROOT.
> -Alan
> [1] 
> http://openjdk.java.net/projects/jigsaw/spec/issues/#VersionsInModuleNames
> [2] https://bugs.openjdk.java.net/browse/JDK-8177530

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