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From Gintautas Grigelionis <>
Subject Re: ant git commit: Generate manifest files and add automatic module names for JPMS
Date Wed, 07 Feb 2018 18:13:17 GMT
2018-02-07 18:25 GMT+01:00 Stefan Bodewig <>:

> Maybe it will be easier to digest if we start at a higher level of what
> needs to be changed. I don't think moving classes so we don't have any
> split packages anymore will be enough.
> I'd expect we'd need to replace all code that deals with classloaders
> and replace it with ServiceLoaders if we want to avoid complex startup
> scenarios for example. Given there is no interface or base class tasks
> or types must implement this may again force us to change this model. Or
> maybe I'm just wrong.
> If we want a broader audience we may want to change the subject :-)

I believe that the primary problem is that of classloaders behaving
differently in presence of the module path.
ServiceLoaders is a different problem, my understanding is that it could be
an alternative to CDI (which currently is Java EE/EE4J).


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