Deprecation warnings

Doug Simon doug.simon at
Wed Feb 1 19:13:04 UTC 2017

> On 1 Feb 2017, at 19:55, Tom Rodriguez <tom.rodriguez at> wrote:
> Doug Simon wrote:
>>> On 1 Feb 2017, at 19:42, Andrew Haley<aph at>  wrote:
>>> /nfs/zebedee/home/graal/aph/truffle/truffle/ warning: [deprecation] Integer(int) in Integer has been deprecated
>>> 		literals.put("return", new Integer(17));
>>> There are too many of these.  Shall I just fix them all?
>> No - we’re stuck with those because these methods are not deprecated on jdk8. So if you use SuppressWarnings, you’ll get a warning on jdk8 about an unnecessary suppression!
> Well they can be changed to use valueOf instead, though for test cases I think we'll need to make sure we don't actually care about object identity.  Those I think we're stuck with.  That's going to be a very painful deprecation warning for lots of people.

Yes, we can change the ones where identity doesn’t matter. I hadn’t looked closely and assumed most uses require identity semantics.


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