javac: ending positions generation and DiagnosticListener

Jonathan Gibbons jonathan.gibbons at
Sun Dec 8 17:33:12 PST 2013

On 12/07/2013 12:49 PM, Per Bothner wrote:
> On 12/07/2013 06:06 AM, Eugene Zhuravlev wrote:
>> Could we hope to see these optimizations in JDK 8? Would it be also
>> possible to backport them to JDK 7?
> Technically it should be easy enough.
> I've attached a proposed patch.  It compiles. It's been years
> since I worked on javac, so I don't know how to run the tests.

Thanks for the patch.  This is probably too late for 8, but would be good
to get in early in 9, and possibly backported to an 8 update.

-- Jon

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