Jigsaw early access: Build 83 posted

mark.reinhold at oracle.com mark.reinhold at oracle.com
Thu Oct 1 15:06:25 UTC 2015

Available here: https://jdk9.java.net/jigsaw/

Notable changes:

  - The -Xoverride option has been extended and renamed to -Xpatch,
    and the -XaddReads option has been restored [1] (changesets
    04dd0430530e, 095fc622bf01).

  - ClassLoader::getPackage now works as it did previously, walking
    the class-loader hierarchy in order to find Package objects,
    which enables NetBeans to start up [2] (5805781b9370).

  - Class::getResource will now return a URL to a resource in a
    module, when invoked from code within that module (0fbe4c72638a).

  - The big module-summary table has been improved, and will now be
    posted with each build [3] (e922b207c170).

This build also includes all changes in JDK 9 build 83.

- Mark

[1] http://mail.openjdk.java.net/pipermail/jigsaw-dev/2015-September/004740.html
[2] http://mail.openjdk.java.net/pipermail/jigsaw-dev/2015-September/004730.html
[3] http://cr.openjdk.java.net/~mr/jigsaw/ea/module-summary.html

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