[OpenJDK 2D-Dev] Custom rendering engines in jk9

Andrea Aime andrea.aime at geo-solutions.it
Sat Apr 5 06:33:11 UTC 2014

On Sat, Apr 5, 2014 at 12:53 AM, Mandy Chung <mandy.chung at oracle.com> wrote:

> On 4/2/14 12:10 AM, Laurent Bourgès wrote:
>> For now to use marlin, I use the bootclasspath append option to load the
>> marlin classes. Will it still work on jdk9 ?
> This is TBD.  We recognize the dependency on the bootclasspath.
>  > With Jigsaw in JDK 9, the access control rules will be extended to
>> support encapsulation and you won't be able to access the JDK internal APIs
>> (which is orthogonal to JDK-8039975.
>> Mandy, could you explain me the new access control rule? Do you mean that
>> marlin can not access to jdk internal api anymore (forbidden package
>> accesses) ?
> Right, the encapsulation will allow you to only access exported types.
>  For internal APIs (not exported), you can't access them as they are solely
> implementation-specific and not supported.

Wondering if pre-existing libraries such as JAI and JAI ImageIO would keep
on working under those rules.
Will a jar added to lib/ext or the endorsed libraries be subject to the
same access control?


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