JEP 311: Java Packager API & CLI

Alan Bateman Alan.Bateman at
Fri Oct 20 06:51:10 UTC 2017

On 19/10/2017 22:37, Michael Hall wrote:
> :
> Thanks. I couldn’t figure out how to use it with the current javapackager. It turned out I needed —add-modules, I’m new to modular concerns.
> This was for JShell. It also seemed that this needed a java executable in the bin directory. I added that manually and was able to use JShell from a OS X java 9 application.
I realize this is going off-topic but can you elaborate more on this. 
There should never be a need to copy binaries into the bin directory. 
The jdk.jshell module includes `jshell` launcher for example.


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