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  2. JDK-8154909

jimage --help prints confusing messages with input args

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    • Type: Bug
    • Status: Resolved
    • Priority: P3
    • Resolution: Duplicate
    • Affects Version/s: 9
    • Fix Version/s: None
    • Component/s: tools

      Description

      $ jimage --help

      Usage: jimage <extract|info|list|recreate|set|verify> <options> jimage...

        extract - Extract all jimage entries into separate files into the directory
                   specified by --dir=<directory> (default=.)
        info - Prints information specified in the jimage header.
        list - Prints the names of all the entries in the jimage. When used with
                   --verbose will also print entry attributes ex. size and offset.
        recreate - Reconstructs a jimage from an extracted directory (--dir)
        set - sets the value of specific jimage header entries
        verify - Reports errors on any .class entries that dont verify as classes.

      Possible options include:
        --dir Target directory for extract/recreate
        --help Print this usage message
        --flags=value Set the jimage flags to value
        --verbose Verbose listing
        --version Version information
        -G, --strip-debug Strip debug information
        -c, --compress=2 Enable compression of resources (level 2)
        --plugin-module-path <modulepath> Custom plugins module path
        --list-plugins List available plugins
        @<filename> Read options from file

      Does jimage use jlink help message?

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              • Assignee:
                jlaskey Jim Laskey
                Reporter:
                mchung Mandy Chung
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