JEP 182: Policy for Retiring javac -source and -target Options

Gunnar Morling gunnar at
Sat Jan 11 11:35:04 UTC 2020


In JEP 182 (currently in draft state, [1]) it says: "In JDK 9 and going
forward, javac will use a "one + three back" policy of supported source and
target options."

Are there any plans to update this one in the light of the increased
release cadence? In particular, what's the next planned upgrade of the
minimum supported version (javac 14 still supports source/target level 7 at
this point)?



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