RFR: JDK-8213480: update internal ASM version to 7.0

Brian Goetz brian.goetz at oracle.com
Tue Nov 13 14:40:45 UTC 2018

But don’t they?  We intend to start generating condy in classfiles from javac soon; at that point, anyone not using ASM7 will fail when reading classfiles generated by javac.  

> On Nov 8, 2018, at 4:03 AM, David Holmes <David.Holmes at oracle.com> wrote:
> Is it that case that the code the uses the ASM library, like the JFR code and jlink code, and the tests, doesn't actually _have to_ change to specifying Opcodes.ASM7 unless they plan on using ASM7 features? If so then you could split out the actual update of ASM from the updates to the users of ASM (some of which may be quite fine with ASM5).

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