Sync with jdk9 and ASM alpha 2

forax at forax at
Mon Jan 30 09:50:14 UTC 2017

As far as i know, no pending changes ! 
and given how close we are from the end (the spec is in EDR stage), i hope that the classfile format is in its final version. 


> De: "Roman Shevchenko" <roman.shevchenko at>
> À: "Alan Bateman" <Alan.Bateman at>, "Remi Forax" <forax at>
> Cc: "jigsaw-dev" <jigsaw-dev at>
> Envoyé: Lundi 30 Janvier 2017 10:16:23
> Objet: Re: Sync with jdk9 and ASM alpha 2

> Hi,

> are there any pending changes to the class file format? Looking forward to the
> Alpha 2 release :)

>> On 11 Dec 2016, at 17:21, Alan Bateman < Alan.Bateman at > wrote:

>> On 11/12/2016 13:05, Remi Forax wrote:

>>> Hi Alan,
>>> if i get it right, the jdk9 b148 (not the jigsaw version) get a refresh of
>>> module-info classfile format but did not get the last two changes,
>>> version of requires and the two new constant pool entries.
>>> Do you plan to push these changes in the jdk9 workspace soon so i will delay the
>>> release of ASM 6 alpha 2 or do you plan to introduce these changes later so i
>>> should release an alpha 2 now and release an alpha 3/beta later ?

>> That's right. We are going to aim for jdk-9+150 to get the latest proposals
>> integrated.

>> -Alan

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