JNI VERSION CHANGE: RFR: 8145098: JNI GetVersion should return JNI_VERSION_9
Alan.Bateman at oracle.com
Fri Feb 19 08:00:25 UTC 2016
On 19/02/2016 03:10, Iris Clark wrote:
> Hi, Alan and Rachel.
> Here's a proposal for the new text for JEP 223:
> [ insert between existing sections "@since..." and "Mercurial..."]
> JNI Version
> The [JNI Specification][JNISpec] defines a constant representing the JNI version number. The constant will drop the initial "1" and truncate trailing zeros. Thus, for JDK 9, the constant will be 'JNI_VERSION_9'.
> What bugid should be used for this CCC request? What is the procedure for updating the JNI Spec itself?
This wording looks okay to me and I assume it could go on to say that
the constant will also be proposed for Java SE 9. JDK-8145098 is the
issue that is being used to update the JNI version.
While we're at it, could I interest you in a 2-for-1 deal where JEP 223
also captures the update to the JVM TI version? We've added
JVMTI_VERSION_9 in the jake forest and it would be nice to get agreement
on aligning the JVM TI version number (and also get it into JDK 9 in
advance of the module system).
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