Strange covariant/generics downcasting issue with JDK8
mark at talios.com
Tue Nov 19 02:29:30 PST 2013
Thanks for the detailed response as to the whats/hows/whys of the problem. I guess the result is now not a "can't reproduce" but more a "won't fix"? From memory one of the responses to Liam's reported issues was to document in the release notes what Java 8 is now more strict/correct with regards to badly mixed raw-types?
On 12 Nov 2013, at 10:13, Vicente-Arturo Romero-Zaldivar wrote:
> I have been studying the code and the jar you sent. Thanks a lot
> for reducing the test case. The fact that this code works on 7 and
> fails in 8 it's a bug in 7. Because of this bug, some programmers
> may think that there is a regression in javac 8 provoking a
> compatibility issue with javac 7. This has also been detected by
> Liam Cushon who reported 3 cases related to this issue , a fact
> that you also mentioned in a previous mail.
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