jake -> jdk9/dev

Stephen Felts stephen.felts at oracle.com
Sat Apr 29 12:28:47 UTC 2017

The default is currently false in Jake (at least it's failing for me).
Is this going to be reversed in Jake so that Jake and JDK9 match behavior?

-----Original Message-----
From: Alan Bateman 
Sent: Saturday, April 29, 2017 7:46 AM
To: Stephen Felts; jigsaw-dev
Subject: Re: jake -> jdk9/dev

On 29/04/2017 11:04, Stephen Felts wrote:

> I think that the Java community made it clear that this feature should 
> not be included in JDK9, including going to the effort of writing a 
> paper to that effect at 
> https://docs.google.com/document/d/19H1iGUnyI4Y40U5sNVAmH0uLxcpNfYSjPI
> W3s0Rv5Ss/edit?usp=sharing
This is the proposal for the EnableDynamicAgentLoading option. The default is true so that tools can load agents into target VMs as before. 
The proposal is that some future version disable this, maybe in conjunction with a signing solution. Details TBD as it's not JDK 9.


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