Non-ASCII characters and OpenJDK

Mark Wielaard mark at
Mon Aug 10 10:41:40 UTC 2009


On Fri, 2009-08-07 at 14:13 -0700, Joe Darcy wrote:
> The fix for 6827026  "Change javac source and target default to 7" added 
> explicit -source options throughout the JDK build so keep the same build 
> semantics of -source 1.5.  As documented in the javac man page and as I 
> wrote up recently,

This, and the bump to b68, also seems to have broken the IcedTea7
Note the "java.lang.ClassFormatError: CompilePropertiesTask
(unrecognized class file version)". I assume that is because some
-target output is used for a .class file too early in the bootstrap and
either the compiler or runtime used doesn't support it yet.



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