Request for review/advice from langtools team<was> Re: Covariant overrides on the Buffer Hierarchy redux

Paul Sandoz paul.sandoz at
Wed Oct 29 08:51:37 UTC 2014

On Oct 28, 2014, at 1:59 PM, Joel Borggrén-Franck <joel.franck at> wrote:

> Hi Paul,
> Sorry for the delay.
> So if I understand this correctly, we get 4 warnings (and because of -Werror a build failure) in langtools when compiling vs Jdk 9, but need the casts because we bootstrap with Jdk 8.


> Looks good to me but I would prefer if you filed a bug on me for Jdk 10 for removing the SuppressWarnings and added comments pointing to the bug after the @SuppressWarnings annotations. That way I will remember to clean this up when we bootstrap with Jdk 9.

Ok, after i push i will log a new P4 bug and assign it to you.


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