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From Jochen Theodorou <>
Subject Re: JDK 9 Jigsaw builds
Date Fri, 15 Jul 2016 15:10:08 GMT
On 15.07.2016 16:20, C├ędric Champeau wrote:
> So I managed to get the `groovy-xml` module build pass and test with
> Jigsaw. It requires the latest snapshot of Gradle, and confirms that
> using `-release` instead of {`-source`, `-target`, `-addmods`} work.
> There's a big drawback with using `-release` though. Typically
> `groovy-core` uses the API of JDK 7 (for invokedynamic) but we generate
> Java 6 bytecode. It's not possible to do this with `-release`, so we
> still have to rely on the "old" options.

so switch to Java7 bytecode after all?

> Our build is still not fully Jigsaw compatible, there are still a
> significant number of errors, including spurious classloading issues:

could you once more describe how exactly I have to start the build on 
JDK9 now? Because just doing "clean test" will fail with option not 
known to the jvm already

bye Jochen

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