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From Stefan Bodewig <>
Subject Re: module naming syntax
Date Tue, 14 May 2019 06:38:39 GMT
On 2019-05-14, Jaikiran Pai wrote:

> On 14/05/19 11:48 AM, Stefan Bodewig wrote:
>> On 2019-05-14, Jaikiran Pai wrote:

>>> I don't expect the module name's front slash to be replaced with a file
>>> separator.
>> Ant does, I'm pretty sure.

>> The type of <java>'s modulepath is an Ant Path and as such each entry is
>> treated as a file name and the usual file separator suspects are mapped
>> to their OS specific versions.

> From what I understood of Glenn's mail, I thought he was talking about
> the "module" attribute which is a name, unlike the modulepath, which as
> you rightly note is a "path".

No, from Glen's original mail

| java --module-path=jaxb-ri/mod -m 

> As far as I understand of the java command line, the -m option which
> specifies the module[/mainclassname] should be taken literally without
> any file separator conversions.

Somewhat agreed, the logic in ClasspathJava#setModule contains some
special cases, but yes.

I believe in Glen's case this really is about module-path, though.


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