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

Paul Sandoz paul.sandoz at oracle.com
Tue Dec 19 02:34:01 UTC 2017



> On 18 Dec 2017, at 17:52, David Holmes <david.holmes at oracle.com> wrote:
> 
> On 19/12/2017 11:42 AM, Paul Sandoz wrote:
>> Looks good to me.
>> I am including HS dev for the class file version changes:
>> http://cr.openjdk.java.net/~psandoz/jdk/JDK-8173382-classfile-version/webrev/
>> http://cr.openjdk.java.net/~psandoz/jdk/JDK-8173382-classfile-version-build-changes/webrev/
>> We can push the above patches under the following issue rather that merge into Joe's patch:
>> https://bugs.openjdk.java.net/browse/JDK-8191913
>> Hopefully by the next release we can merge together and with less changes required.
> 
> Changes seem okay, but I'm still a little concerned about using classfile version 55 before we actually bump the JDK version to 11.
> 

Thanks, jdk and hs 1 to 4 tier testing showed no issues.


> And it still isn't clear to me who will be doing the actual version update and when?
> 

Unsure, we are still working out the steps, hopefully it would follow on fairly quickly.

Plus there are quite a few follow on actions we can do to make this simpler for next time (especially for hardcoded values in build scripts and tests).

Paul.


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