tiered attribution for all

Vicente-Arturo Romero-Zaldivar vicente.romero at oracle.com
Wed Mar 11 18:31:46 UTC 2015

On 03/11/2015 11:24 AM, Jonathan Gibbons wrote:
> Vicente,
> Thanks for sharing this, and for the work that has gone into this so far.



> -- Jon
> On 03/10/2015 11:46 PM, Vicente-Arturo Romero-Zaldivar wrote:
>> Hi all,
>> Starting from today the repository for tiered attribution [1] is live 
>> and is ready for testing at [2]. The base code for tiered attribution 
>> is current javac9 code. The main goal of this project is to rewrite 
>> the core of the javac compiler: type attribution. We want code that 
>> is easier to maintain. The side effect is that we are producing a 
>> very very fast compiler, for some people the fastest in the west :)
>> If you wanna give it a try just clone the repo at [2], build it, and 
>> please let us know about your experience. Please send comments, bug 
>> reports, and how-can-javac-be-that-fast questions to [3] :)
>> *Disclaimer*
>> Not all regression tests are passing right now. This is still a beta 
>> version. Much failing tests are tests with golden files for which the 
>> currently produced output doesn't match the golden file. The code is 
>> still being cleaned up, we are working on it. Tiered attribution 
>> won't imply changes to the JVM so currently we are only maintaining 
>> the repository at [2]. If you want to use the latest JVM code to test 
>> tiered attribution you can get it from [4].
>> Thanks,
>> Vicente
>> [1] http://openjdk.java.net/jeps/215
>> [2] http://hg.openjdk.java.net/tiered-attrib/dev/langtools
>> [3] tiered-attrib-dev at openjdk.java.net
>> [4] http://hg.openjdk.java.net/jdk9/dev

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