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 at oracle.com
Tue Dec 12 21:27:06 UTC 2017
On 12/12/2017 1:11 PM, David Holmes wrote:
> Hi Joe,
> On 12/12/2017 5:04 PM, joe darcy wrote:
>> With the JDK 11 line of development opening up in a few days, a few
>> changes are needed to prepared to turn a JDK 10 code base into a JDK
>> 11 one including:
>> JDK-8173382: Add -source 11 and -target 11 to javac
>> JDK-8193291: Add SourceVersion.RELEASE_11
>> JDK-8193350: Add -source 11 and -target 11 to javac
>> JDK-8193351: Add SourceVersion.RELEASE_11
>> Please review the preliminary webrev and CSRs.
> I don't see a change to the actual JDK version as part of this ??
Correct; the webrev to date is the langtools portion of the new JDK
groundbreaking, the same subset of groundbreaking I looked at for the 9
-> 10 transition. Other pieces are needed too, including HotSpot changes
and the actual version update.
> hat's the change that will cause hotspot to fail to build in debug
> mode as soon as the version is bumped - I filed:
> to at least get over that.
>> Note that breaking with previous contentions, the current iteration
>> of the change does *not* add -source/-target "1.11" as an alias for
>> "11". Only "11" is recognized.
>> I didn't see how to add support for an "11" value for "--release" so
>> I problem listed two tests until that is sorted out.
> Okay. It's very hard to discern what uses of "RELEASE_11" pertain to
> "-release" support and what just pertain to -source/-target. ??
In this iteration, mostly -source/-target. The code that populates the
list of releases supported by --release has had some updates since I
last looked at it and I didn't figure that part out before sending out
>> The build is simultaneously updated to user -source/-target 11, hence
>> the inclusion of build-dev.
>> Various langtools tests and test infrastructure is updated too.
> test/langtools/tools/javac/versions/Versions.java looks like it needed
> some updates for JDK 10!
Better late than never ;-)
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