tiered attribution for all

Jonathan Gibbons jonathan.gibbons at oracle.com
Wed Mar 11 18:24:05 UTC 2015


Thanks for sharing this, and for the work that has gone into this so far.

-- Jon

On 03/10/2015 11:46 PM, Vicente-Arturo Romero-Zaldivar wrote:
> Hi all,
> Starting from today the repository for tiered attribution [1] is live 
> and is ready for testing at [2]. The base code for tiered attribution 
> is current javac9 code. The main goal of this project is to rewrite 
> the core of the javac compiler: type attribution. We want code that is 
> easier to maintain. The side effect is that we are producing a very 
> very fast compiler, for some people the fastest in the west :)
> If you wanna give it a try just clone the repo at [2], build it, and 
> please let us know about your experience. Please send comments, bug 
> reports, and how-can-javac-be-that-fast questions to [3] :)
> *Disclaimer*
> Not all regression tests are passing right now. This is still a beta 
> version. Much failing tests are tests with golden files for which the 
> currently produced output doesn't match the golden file. The code is 
> still being cleaned up, we are working on it. Tiered attribution won't 
> imply changes to the JVM so currently we are only maintaining the 
> repository at [2]. If you want to use the latest JVM code to test 
> tiered attribution you can get it from [4].
> Thanks,
> Vicente
> [1] http://openjdk.java.net/jeps/215
> [2] http://hg.openjdk.java.net/tiered-attrib/dev/langtools
> [3] tiered-attrib-dev at openjdk.java.net
> [4] http://hg.openjdk.java.net/jdk9/dev

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