RFR: JDK-8001191: use -source 8 -target 8 when compiling the JDK

David Holmes david.holmes at oracle.com
Thu Nov 1 01:38:49 UTC 2012

Hi Kumar,

So after this jdk8 builds will have to use current langtools javac in 
order to work?

The corresponding changes to the new build system will be needed as well.


On 1/11/2012 3:43 AM, Kumar Srinivasan wrote:
> Hello,
> Please review changes to rev up the default -source and -target for jdk
> compilation,
> thus producing v52.0 class files.
> Bug is here:
> https://jbs.oracle.com/bugs/browse/JDK-8001191
> Webrev is here:
> http://cr.openjdk.java.net/~ksrini/8001191/webrev.0/
> Note: this webrev is generated against the master repository but changes
> will be
> pushed via tl after the tl-master sync is completed.
> Thanks
> Kumar

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