Proposal to enhance jdeps tool to search split packages/add some kind of general API

Mandy Chung mandy.chung at
Fri Nov 13 18:43:28 UTC 2015

> On Nov 13, 2015, at 1:03 AM, Patrick Reinhart <patrick at> wrote:
> I do not actually understand, what you mean by overlapping vs. partitioned ones? I somehow did not got it…

Let’s say package p is split across three jar files:

jar1 contains p.P1, p.P2, p.P3
jar2 contains p.P1 
jar3 contains p.P4, p.P5

jar2 overlaps classes with jar1
jar1 and jar3 both have a package p but they don’t have any overlapped class.


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