TestNG build failing with JDK9 Jigsaw due to Gradle

Alan Bateman Alan.Bateman at oracle.com
Mon Nov 2 10:24:50 UTC 2015

On 02/11/2015 09:58, Cédric Champeau wrote:
> I think this is the particular issue Jochen is very worried about. We 
> should think about the consequences of it. What does it mean to be 
> forced to use -XaddExports. It is at least unclear to me. What would 
> be catastrophic is releasing Jigsaw and realizing that we killed 
> Groovy because it cannot use modules without, for example, disabling 
> all kind of security.

Uwe Schindler has created a bug on this topic here:


It makes me wonder if Groovy has ever been used with a security manager 
as it seems to wrap or need access to all JDK-internal types.


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