Request for review (S): 6817525: turn on method handle functionality by default for JSR 292

Christian Thalinger christian.thalinger at
Tue Mar 29 08:46:35 PDT 2011

On Mar 28, 2011, at 11:14 PM, John Rose wrote:
> On Mar 28, 2011, at 12:58 PM, Tom Rodriguez wrote:
>> Why do we need the related switches as separate flags at all?  EnableInvokeDynamic is required for 7 and the others are all implied by EnableInvokeDynamic.  I don't see how they can be turned on or off independently in a meaningful way.  I think it's more confusing having all these separate subflags.
> Merging them up to a single flag would be OK with me.  (And since it's diagnostic, I don't care too much what the name is.)

The obvious name is EnableJSR292.  The change is now much bigger but almost all changes are trivial renames:

I did a lot of testing with JRuby tests today and except a couple of (expected) hiccups it looks good.

-- Christian

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