RFR: 8140344: add support for 3 digit update release numbers

Rob McKenna rob.mckenna at oracle.com
Tue Nov 17 15:30:20 UTC 2015

I'd expect this to be superseded by 223 completely but I've cc'd 
verona-dev in case there are objections. At this point the fix is more 
for the benefit of 7 & 8. I'd be happy to mark this 9-na if that makes 
more sense?


On 17/11/15 15:19, Alan Bateman wrote:
> On 17/11/2015 14:47, Rob McKenna wrote:
>> Hi folks,
>> With 7u hitting 101 shortly we've noticed that our Version parsing
>> infrastructure balks at the extra digit. With that in mind I'd like to
>> update the logic surrounding the parsing of version numbers and the
>> test itself to use regex instead of the less flexible
>> CharacterSequence method.
>> http://cr.openjdk.java.net/~robm/8140344/webrev.01/
> Would it be better to bring this to verona-dev so that this can be
> looked at in the context of the JEP 223 changes?
> -Alan

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