type-annotations based on JDK 9?
mernst at cs.washington.edu
Mon Dec 16 16:15:31 PST 2013
I feel that the type-annotations forest has served its purpose. We don't expect any significant development to occur on it -- just bug fixes. Those bug fixes can be communicated as patches and applied to whatever forest is used for JDK 8 maintenance.
Do others feel differently?
> Subject: type-annotations based on JDK 9?
> From: Werner Dietl <wdietl at gmail.com>
> To: Jonathan Gibbons <jonathan.gibbons at oracle.com>
> Date: Mon, 16 Dec 2013 17:56:06 -0500
> Hi all,
> now that updates in the JDK 8 repositories are winding down, I'm
> wondering whether I should start updating type-annotations from a JDK
> 9 forest, e.g.:
> Or should we keep the current jdk8/tl setup and switch once a jdk8u
> forest exists?
> The type-annotations forest could continue to be the "play-ground" for
> fixes to type annotations handling.
> Or should we unceremoniously remove the type-annotations forest?
> cu, WMD.
> On Thu, Dec 5, 2013 at 7:29 PM, Jonathan Gibbons
> <jonathan.gibbons at oracle.com> wrote:
>> Interesting point.
>> Once 8 has shipped, the 8 repos will be frozen. Updates to 8 will occur in
>> a new 8 update forest, similar to the way that 7 updates happen now. I'm
>> not sure if we can reparent type-annotations to 9 -- I will ask. But we
>> can still sync the forest from 9.
>> -- Jon
>> On 12/05/2013 04:00 PM, Werner Dietl wrote:
>>> thanks for that info.
>>> Will the type-annotations repositories continue to exist?
>>> Once the jdk9 repos are created, we could continue to use
>>> type-annotations to test type-annotation fixes.
>>> cu, WMD.
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