RFR: JDK-8085822 JEP 223: New Version-String Scheme (initial integration)
jan.lahoda at oracle.com
Tue Jun 9 04:57:58 UTC 2015
On 9.6.2015 01:31, Daniel D. Daugherty wrote:
> old L171: case "1.9":
> new L171: case "9":
> Should this logic support both versions? Will dropping
> "1.9" here prevent a pre-version changeset JVM from
> being dropped into a JDK for triage purposes?
> Granted we don't often triage 'javac' with different JVMs, but...
+1 on keeping both "1.9" and "9" here. javac can be used independently
on the rest of JDK to some extent, so support for running it on older
builds of JDK 9 seems reasonable to me. (I wonder if current JDK 9 javac
should be prepared for the new version scheme in advance.)
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