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

Patrick Reinhart patrick at
Fri Nov 13 22:16:34 UTC 2015

> Am 13.11.2015 um 19:43 schrieb Mandy Chung <mandy.chung at>:
>> 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.

Ah, I was thinking it that direction, but I was not absolutely sure. Thanks for clarification.


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