[PATCH FOR REVIEW]: Make source/target options explicit for MakeDeps and jvmti

David Holmes - Sun Microsystems David.Holmes at Sun.COM
Thu Aug 20 20:04:04 PDT 2009

John Coomes said the following on 08/21/09 10:41:
> Dan mentioned the SA values in passing; my impression was he thought
> they should be updated or removed.  I don't work with the SA, but I
> suspect the settings are relics from using a boot jdk that had 1.3 as
> a default when SA needed 1.4 features.  Anyone recall?

Actually it's the opposite problem: it was to stop it from being 
compiled by JDK5 as target 1.5 code, to avoid all the generics-related 
warnings that you otherwise encounter with non-generified code. See CRs 
5038934 and 5053732.

So I suggest that this needs to be left as -source 1.4


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