Alternatives to automatic modules as a concept
Alan.Bateman at oracle.com
Fri Mar 17 14:20:34 UTC 2017
On 17/03/2017 14:16, David M. Lloyd wrote:
> Hmm, so automatic modules explicitly are going to allow cycles then?
> How is that going to not hinder migration, if cycles are disallowed
> once the thing is properly modularized?
Automatic modules are for libraries that have not been migrated. The
maintainers have to fix their issues as part of migration. When a module
declaration is synthesized for an automatic module then it only requires
java.base so it can't be involved in a cycle in the dependency graph.
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