JDK 9 Outreach
Joseph D. Darcy
joe.darcy at oracle.com
Fri Sep 11 23:28:29 UTC 2015
On 9/10/2015 10:29 PM, Mani Sarkar wrote:
> Hi Dalibor,
> I have couple more suggestions to expand the great JDK 9 Outreach even
> 1. The major version token in the output of javap -verbose SomeClass, returns
> 52 for both JDK 8 and JDK 9 compiled sources. It would be helpful to
> mention this so everyone is aware of it, as no new byte codes have been
> introduced in 9. In theory I could run JDK 9 compiled code in the JDK8
> environment (sometimes with a little tweak - again is it advisable to do
> this or not, upto you if yoi want to add this as well). Please let me know
> if all this is true.
Note that I would expect that before the end of JDK 9, the class file
version for -target 9 is revved to 53.0.
Every other major platform release has defined a new class file version,
even if the differences are only minor.
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