Initial RFR: 8187302: [Nestmates] Prepare for classfile version 54 and javac "release" update
forax at univ-mlv.fr
Thu Sep 7 09:39:58 UTC 2017
Having 10 -> v53 and 11 -> v54 is weird,
perhaps, --release 99 is better than release 11.
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> De: "David Holmes" <david.holmes at oracle.com>
> À: "valhalla-dev" <valhalla-dev at openjdk.java.net>
> Envoyé: Jeudi 7 Septembre 2017 10:54:04
> Objet: Initial RFR: 8187302: [Nestmates] Prepare for classfile version 54 and javac "release" update
> webrev: http://cr.openjdk.java.net/~dholmes/8187302/webrev/
> (please ignore the two hotspot test changes)
> This changes prepares for switching to release 11 and classfile version
> 54 so that I can put classfile version checks where needed, and compile
> tests the right way, where needed.
> Initially the default remains release 10 and v53, but --release 11 can
> be used to explicitly use v54.
> I think I have found everything that needs updating to allow use of
> release 11 and v54 classfiles.
> Testing so far is minimal: javac Foo.java -> v53
> javac --release 11 Foo.java -> v54
> langtools/tools/javac testing also conducted.
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