Add-Reads and Add-Modules manifest attributes?

Alan Bateman Alan.Bateman at
Thu May 18 13:44:27 UTC 2017

On 18/05/2017 14:40, Andrew Guibert wrote:

> I was happy to see that a resolution was reached for #AddExportsInManifest,
> but why did this stop at Add-Exports and Add-Opens?  In order to cover all
> use cases (for unnamed modules), we would need two more manifest
> attributes:
> # Equivalent to: --add-reads=java.base=ALL-UNNAMED
> --add-reads=java.sql=ALL-UNNAMED
> Add-Reads: java.base, java.sql
Unnamed modules read all modules so you don't need this.


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