Will split-packages ever be supported?

Sander Mak sander.mak at luminis.eu
Tue May 30 17:23:26 UTC 2017

> On 30 May 2017, at 19:11, Stephen Felts <stephen.felts at oracle.com> wrote:
> So for this use case if patches are used, there would be one jar on the module path and 44 jars passed to --patch-module?
> What are the limitations of modules used in --patch-module?

You can't patch module-info.class, which may be significant if any of the 44 jars have dependencies the original module hasn't. You can use --add-reads (possibly in combination with --add-modules) to introduce new readability relations for the patched module though.


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