RFR 8130302: jarsigner and keytool -providerClass needs be re-examined for modules

Alan Bateman Alan.Bateman at oracle.com
Thu Feb 18 09:52:44 UTC 2016


On 18/02/2016 09:08, Weijun Wang wrote:
> OK, but with -providerClass I'd like to support a class name even if 
> it is already defined in a module as a service and has its own name. 
> This makes sure old commands still work.
I think it should work fine but I assume we would want to discourage 
this. That is, these security providers are service provider and there 
should be no need for anyone to know the name of the implementation class.


> :
>
> I think by "master" it means the class implementing Provider but not 
> the one implementing KeyStore or KeyPairGenerator. It's not needed.
Thanks, I think the docs + usage message will be clearer once this is 
dropped.

-Alan.


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