[concurrency-interest] jigsaw vs. jsr166 CVS

Martin Buchholz martinrb at google.com
Fri Sep 11 16:51:04 EDT 2015


I tried to use jigsaw EA with jsr166 CVS for the first time.

On a fresh jsr166 CVS checkout (http://g.oswego.edu/dl/concurrency-interest/),
I did:
 ~/jsr166/jigsaw $ ant -v compile -Djdk9.home="$HOME/jdk/jigsaw-b80"

and got:

warning: package exists in another module: java.base
    [javac] package java.util;

and then more seriously

/home/martin/jsr166/jigsaw/src/main/java/util/AbstractQueue.java:36: error:
cannot find symbol
    [javac]     extends AbstractCollection<E>

I was surprised by that -- we don't fiddle with the boot environment here.
Is it not allowed to compile sources for which class files are in the same
package but another module?  Alternatively, does the compile time
environment need to include all the sources for the packages being
compiled, i.e. do I need to add sourcepath for

(Admittedly, developing jdk sources outside the jdk proper is a little bit
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