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

joe darcy joe.darcy at
Tue Dec 12 17:52:08 UTC 2017

Hi Paul,

There is sense in working in including the class file version update at 
the same time if the added complexity doesn't delay the changes.

Did the patch for the increment to 54 require previous changes in the 
bundled ASM?



On 12/12/2017 9:31 AM, Paul Sandoz wrote:
> Hi Joe,
> I would like to see the class file version increment [*] in the same 
> patch (the unified repo makes this easier now).
> Then we have everything in one changeset (except for any ctsym 
> changes?) that can be easily templated when the next increment is 
> required, since we will be doing this far more regularly from now on.
> Are there any technical impediments as to why this would be problematic?
> Thanks,
> Paul.
> [*] here is the increment to 54 

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