Request for review/advice from langtools team<was> Re: Covariant overrides on the Buffer Hierarchy redux
paul.sandoz at oracle.com
Mon Oct 27 09:12:11 UTC 2014
Can someone from langtools kindly chime in with how to move this forward?
On Oct 17, 2014, at 11:37 AM, Paul Sandoz <Paul.Sandoz at oracle.com> wrote:
> [Including compiler-dev, i am not on that list so please CC me if replying to just that list]
> So Richard has a patch for that too:
> This is required because in the bootstrap compilation phase a JDK without the co-variant overrides can be used. So the current solution is to suppress the warnings. Reviews from langtools gurus are very much appreciated.
> Ideally it would be nice to push all this under one issue, is that possible? If not i will have to create another issue and of course push to langtools before jdk.
> A internal CCC is also underway.
This has be approved, with the comment that "@since 1.9" should be added to the doc of the new methods, which i have done in my copy of the patch.
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