Non-ASCII characters and OpenJDK

Jonathan Gibbons Jonathan.Gibbons at Sun.COM
Mon Aug 10 14:48:42 UTC 2009


The boot JDK must support Java 6 or better.  From the message in the  
line about annotation processing, it would seem you're not using a  
of javac capable of compiling -source 6 files.

-- Jon

On Aug 10, 2009, at 3:41 AM, Mark Wielaard wrote:

> Hi,
> 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
> bootstrap:
> 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.
> Cheers,
> Mark

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