[Fwd: Re: hg: jdk7/tl/langtools: 7010194: several langtools regression failures after JSR 292 changes (b123)]

Rémi Forax forax at univ-mlv.fr
Wed Jan 5 14:01:54 UTC 2011

On 01/05/2011 12:53 PM, Maurizio Cimadamore wrote:
> On 05/01/11 11:23, Alan Bateman wrote:
>> Hi maurizio,
>> In my opinion, XlintWarn should also test invokeGeneric().
>> Moreover, it will be better to have one test by invoke*() instead of
>> having one
>> test for all invoke*()
>> Rémi
> Hi Remi
> I agree on your comments; however note that the aim of the XlintWarn 
> test is to check that the compiler issues warnings in relation to 
> old-style usage of 292 target typing - since the old syntax is going 
> away (see related cleanup CR: 6992698). In other words, the aim of 
> this changeset is to make tests pass again (with b123) awaiting for a 
> more precise cleanup (which is needed since InvokeDynamic and other 
> 292 features should be removed from the JDK 7 repo).

Not all syntaxes introduces by JSR 292 should be removed
will stay. Otherwise, java.dyn package will not compile anymore.

And in my opinion other features should forward ported into lambda 
but that's a different story.

> Maurizio


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