Draft JEP: Launch Single-File Source-Code Programs

Andrew Haley aph at redhat.com
Tue Feb 13 09:06:06 UTC 2018

On 13/02/18 04:19, Jaikiran Pai wrote:
> As such, the first part of the JEP which states that the java tool would 
> be enhanced to support this feature sounds reasonable. However, the 
> additional change/enhancement to support shebang files, IMO, just adds 
> more complexities to support, what I think, is a non-existent 
> requirement.

I believe not.  Today, we have all manner of scripts in our build
system which are written in all manner of bad languages.  It would
be nice to write them in a good scripting language, if we had one.
Now we do.

Andrew Haley
Java Platform Lead Engineer
Red Hat UK Ltd. <https://www.redhat.com>
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