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From Neil C Smith <>
Subject Re: IDE-javac
Date Tue, 08 Nov 2016 23:55:03 GMT
On 8 Nov 2016 22:41, "Geertjan Wielenga" <>
> However, how is the maintenance of nb-javac any different to the
> maintenance of any other part of NetBeans? All of NetBeans needs to be
> maintained and developed further, not only nb-javac.

One difference, and reason I suggested ide-javac, is the access to JRE
internals required. Is there a sense of what implications Jigsaw may have /
guarantees that the door wouldn't (inadvertantly) be closed? It's not a
problem now, but could become one?

Best wishes,


Neil C Smith
Artist : Technologist : Adviser

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