'byfile' compilation policy

Liam Miller-Cushon cushon at google.com
Thu Apr 28 18:37:11 UTC 2016

On Thu, Apr 28, 2016 at 11:20 AM, Jonathan Gibbons <
jonathan.gibbons at oracle.com> wrote:

> bytodo was the original JDK5-era policy, and yes, byfile was a step
> towards trying to support an "all or nothing" policy for a compilation
> unit. If we can reasonably make that work, I think it would be good to make
> it the default and maybe eventually, the only variant.

That sounds great from our perspective!

Would anyone be willing to donate bug filing and code review time to this?
I could get started by fixing the issue in this thread, addressing
JDK-8134117, and deleting ATTR_ONLY and CHECK_ONLY.
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