Initial JDK 11 RFR of JDK-8173382: Add -source 11 and -target 11 to javac - Java Bug System & JDK-8193291: Add SourceVersion.RELEASE_11

Brian Goetz brian.goetz at oracle.com
Wed Dec 13 22:32:23 UTC 2017


Don't forget to add the new version to the list of validated versions in 
multi-release JARs...

On 12/13/2017 1:36 PM, joe darcy wrote:
>
> There are various changes associated with a JDK N to (N+1) update 
> including (but not limited to):
>
>     1) New -source/-target value in javac
>     2) Make new -source/-target value the default in javac
>     3) Change build of the JDK to use new -source/-target
>     4) Increment version
>     5) Support new --release value in javac
>     6) Output new class file format
>     7) Have HotSpot accept new class file format 



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