JDK 9 RFR of JDK-8072480: javac should support compilation for a specific platform version

Maurizio Cimadamore maurizio.cimadamore at oracle.com
Thu May 21 17:38:52 UTC 2015

On 21/05/15 14:14, Jan Lahoda wrote:
> For 6, 7, 8, ... we could assume there is an ordering. But seems to me 
> that the flexibility of being able to specify the baseline (rather 
> than having the chosen automatically based on the version number) is 
> not bad. But I can change it to automatic baseline per the design 
> above, if you prefer. 
I guess it would be nice (as discussed privately) if a side-effect of 
this effort was also to specify which diff files are generated and how 
given a set of available platforms.


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