JEP 311: Java Packager API & CLI

victor.drozdov at victor.drozdov at
Thu Oct 19 21:31:21 UTC 2017


On 10/19/17 2:23 PM, Kevin Rushforth wrote:
> Michael Hall wrote:
>> It was recently indicated on the javafx list that questions 
>> concerning this subject and JEP 311 should be posted to this list.
>> I guess my first question then would be, is the assumption correct 
>> that support for Java Packager will now be on this list?
> The javapackager was originally the "javafxpackager", but as it is no 
> longer specific to JavaFX it makes more sense to discuss it here. The 
> code base is still in the openjfx repo, but it seems better to do 
> reviews on this more general list.
>> The second question to the JEP is that I don’t see that it includes 
>> --add-exports listed with the supported JEP arguments. My 
>> understanding is that this might sometimes be needed for 
>> restricted/not visible API’s with the current release of Java 9?
> I'll let Victor or others chime in about this, but it seems that 
> providing some support for --add-exports might be useful.
Initially we didn't plan to add new modular arguments. I agree it might 
be useful, we will consider adding this as a part of this JEP or 
separate enhancement request.

> -- Kevin

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