[9] RFR (S): 8157181: Compilers accept modification of final fields outside initializer methods

Zoltán Majó zoltan.majo at oracle.com
Wed Jun 15 12:03:34 UTC 2016

Hi Coleen,

On 06/14/2016 04:34 PM, Coleen Phillimore wrote:
> [...]
> I would vote for pre-deprecating or removing the flag.  We don't 
> generally add flags for new spec enforcement unless we anticipate a 
> lot of customers having problems with the new rule.


> Just make sure the error message is really good though, so that when 
> people hit this new rule, they'll know what to fix.

The change I propose tries to make the error message a bit more 
informative, please see the changes to linkResolver.cpp in the webrev:


I hope that is good enough.

Thank you and best regards,


> Coleen
>> Best regards,
>> Vladimir Ivanov
>> [1] https://wiki.openjdk.java.net/display/quality/Quality+Outreach

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