Class file format java7
r.spilker at gmail.com
Wed Feb 23 08:52:17 PST 2011
The current status is Public Review.
The documentation can be downloaded from
The proposed class file format changes can be found inside the javadoc
On Wed, Feb 23, 2011 at 5:35 PM, Brian Goetz <brian.goetz at oracle.com> wrote:
> Classfile changes for Java SE 7 are being driven by JSR-292. I think they
> have or are about to go to public review? Check the JCP website for
> JSR-292, and watch John Rose's blog for announcements.
> On 2/23/2011 11:02 AM, Roel Spilker wrote:
>> Hi all,
>> In java7 some modifications will be made to the class file format. At
>> least there will be some new constant types added to the constant
>> pool. For instance CONSTANT_MethodHandle for method handles.
>> Is there already documentation available? I'm looking for something like
>> If not, when can this be expected? I don't need a final version, but I
>> would like to start working on java7 compliancy.
>> Roel Spilker
>> P.S. Can anybody tell me what happened to constant type #17?
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