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How to deal with ResolutionException?

I’m trying to use Java Modules in my Spring Boot project and I’m getting the following exception:

java.lang.module.ResolutionException: Modules jsr305 and java.annotation export package javax.annotation to module org.jvnet.staxex

How can I solve this problem?



Try using JDK8 to run this code. It seems to be a compatability issue


The root cause is that this package has been removed. ( from the standard JVM installation after java 8.

Some of the dependencies in your code depends on it, therefore, there is a launch probelem. It comes from this dependency org.jvnet.staxex. Its used for XML parsing. Swapping it out for another package, which does not have this dependency is likely to be time consuming if you have a large XML-related code base.

What might work is trying to manually add the dependency which provides these classes. Try adding this to your dependencies

Also, this blog post might help