SecurityManager environments

Russell Gold at
Fri Apr 28 18:33:10 UTC 2017

> On Apr 6, 2017, at 3:50 AM, Alan Bateman <Alan.Bateman at> wrote:
> The Add-Exports and Add-Opens attributes are the executable JAR equivalent of the --add-exports and --add-opens command line options. So if an application is hacking into say sun.awt then the maintainer of the application can shield the users of the application until those issues are fixed. These JAR file attributes are ignored when running on JDK 8.

This only works for executable jars? Not libraries?

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