RFR: JDK-8085822 JEP 223: New Version-String Scheme (initial integration)

Kumar Srinivasan kumar.x.srinivasan at oracle.com
Tue Jun 9 14:25:45 UTC 2015

On 6/8/2015 9:57 PM, Jan Lahoda wrote:
> On 9.6.2015 01:31, Daniel D. Daugherty wrote:
>>  >
>> http://cr.openjdk.java.net/~ihse/JDK-8085822-JEP-223-initial-patch/webrev.01 
>> langtools/src/java.compiler/share/classes/javax/lang/model/SourceVersion.java 
>>      old L171:                 case "1.9":
>>      new L171:                 case "9":
>>          Should this logic support both versions? Will dropping
>>          "1.9" here prevent a pre-version changeset JVM from
>>          being dropped into a JDK for triage purposes?
>>          Granted we don't often triage 'javac' with different JVMs, 
>> but...
> +1 on keeping both "1.9" and "9" here. javac can be used independently 
> on the rest of JDK to some extent, so support for running it on older 
> builds of JDK 9 seems reasonable to me. (I wonder if current JDK 9 
> javac should be prepared for the new version scheme in advance.)

Yes, I think for the most part langtools seems to be working in the 
sandbox repo, with these
changes, the remaining work is to align the version and fullversion of 
langtools/test to be
compliant to the JDK version.


> Jan

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