Attaching to a JVM image that does not include java.instrument

Andrew Dinn adinn at
Fri May 19 11:28:58 UTC 2017

On 19/05/17 09:22, Alan Bateman wrote:
> As I said, the goal has always been to allow someone create a run-time
> image that only contains java.base. I'm not sure that subsuming
> java.instrument into java.base is right. Introducing options to ask
> jlink to exclude modules creates the potential for conflict on the
> command line. One thing that jlink could do is emit a warning that the
> resulting run-time image doesn't have the management and instrumentation
> features, might that be the right balance.

Like Remi, I think this is an entirely reasonable position.


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