[jsr294-modularity-eg] superpackage files
dl at cs.oswego.edu
Mon Apr 16 19:30:26 EDT 2007
Alex Buckley wrote:
> Andreas and I are proposing that when a superpackage is stored "raw" on
> the filesystem, the JLS would:
> - define a convention that the compiled superpackage definition lives in
> a file called "super-package.spkg".
> - define a convention that super-package.java and super-package.spkg are
> located in a directory corresponding to the superpackage's name.
> When .spkg files are not stored "raw" on the filesystem, as in Glyn's
> scenarios, the location of super-package.spkg is entirely up to the
> packaging format.
This sounds good to me. Actually, it seems inevitable to me.
And the sooner that decision is made, the sooner the tools
folks can think about coping with it (javadoc, IDEs, etc).
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