Classfile format changes for more efficient processing
Srikanth S Adayapalam
srikanth_sankaran at in.ibm.com
Mon Oct 1 19:54:12 PDT 2012
> From: Michael Ernst <mernst at cs.washington.edu>
> Subject: Re: Classfile format changes for more efficient processing
> Sent by: type-annotations-spec-experts-bounces at openjdk.java.net
> Eric Bruneton suggests some classfile format changes that will make it
> efficient to process (e.g., read and write) class files. See below for
> full message. I plan to accept all of these suggestions.
(1) There has been a flurry of mails about various proposals being
Is there a refresh of the spec planned anytime soon ? Even an informal
would be good enough for me.
(2) Could the spec leads coordinate with the lambda group so that TYPE_USE
is available as a target in the lambda branch ? At the moment it is not and
it is making life complicated for us alternating between 308 & 335 work.
my understanding this is the only change to JRE to support 308 - Is this
correct ? Are there any logistic issues in promoting this change alone to
335 branch that I am naively ignoring ?
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