Alternatives to automatic modules as a concept

Alan Bateman Alan.Bateman at
Fri Mar 17 13:40:28 UTC 2017

On 17/03/2017 13:36, David M. Lloyd wrote:

> SLF4J APIs and implementations are cyclic.  You have to manually 
> bundle them into a single JAR before they could work with automodules.
They can combined via command line options but would be interesting to 
see if you can put the API JAR on the module path so that people can 
depend it, leave the implementation on the class path (assuming code in 
explicit modules would not reference types in that JAR).


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