Java 10 - Consolidated JDK Forest

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JEP 296 - Consolidated JDK Forest as Single Repository

In JDK 9, there are eight module based directories termed as repos.

  • root

  • corba

  • hotspot

  • jaxp

  • jaxws

  • jdk

  • langtools

  • nashorn

Code is organized like −

$ROOT/jdk/src/java.base
...
$ROOT/langtools/src/java.compiler
...

Java 10 onwards, JDK forests are organized into single repository to streamline development. Now code in organized as -

$ROOT/src/java.base
$ROOT/src/java.compiler
...
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