RFR [9] 8176772: jar tool support to report automatic module names

Mandy Chung mandy.chung at oracle.com
Wed Mar 15 17:30:26 UTC 2017

> On Mar 15, 2017, at 10:12 AM, Chris Hegarty <chris.hegarty at oracle.com> wrote:
>> Is there any reason why this option does not print the synthesized descriptor?  I understand that the issue is specific to show the derived module name.  But it’d be nice for this option to print the descriptor consistent with a normal module.
> Unless I am mistaken, the synthesised descriptor does not contain
> any more information. What are you expecting?

provides and main class, if present. 

The modifier of ModuleDescriptor will have AUTOMATIC and so all packages are exported and open implicitly and not shown in the output which is okay.


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