Intended usage of `java --dry-run`?

Alan Bateman Alan.Bateman at
Thu Apr 13 18:55:19 UTC 2017

On 13/04/2017 15:12, Jochen Theodorou wrote:

> :
> How about:
> create VM and load main class but do not execute main method.
> This may still execute code. The --dry-run option may be useful for 
> validating the command-line options such as the module system 
> configuration.
> or something similar... just a very very brief hint at least
It does give a hint but it could confuse too in that the reader will 
wonder what code may execute. I think I would prefer to keep it simple.


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