Fwd: Heads-up -- incompatible changes coming
richard.bair at oracle.com
Thu Jul 11 13:27:59 PDT 2013
We're lambda-free at the moment, but just a heads up
Begin forwarded message:
> From: Brian Goetz <brian.goetz at oracle.com>
> Subject: Heads-up -- incompatible changes coming
> Date: July 11, 2013 1:16:57 PM PDT
> To: "lambda-dev at openjdk.java.net" <lambda-dev at openjdk.java.net>
> In the next week we are pushing two lambda-related changes that will be
> binary-incompatible with classfiles compiled with earlier JDK 8
> versions. These are:
> - Moving responsibility for bridge methods for default methods from
> the VM to the compiler;
> - Changes to the lambda metafactory protocol.
> Classes compiled with earlier JDK 8 compilers will need to be recompiled.
> If you see stack traces with "BootstrapMethodError", or with
> AbstractMethodError, you are likely being affected by these, and should
> These changes will likely go in as of the next build; I'll send out a
> notice when we have exact details.
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