[10] RFR 8191510: Bump classfile version number to 54

David Holmes david.holmes at oracle.com
Tue Dec 5 00:10:42 UTC 2017

On 5/12/2017 9:47 AM, mandy chung wrote:
> On 12/4/17 3:26 PM, David Holmes wrote:
>>> And classfile_constants.h is also distributed with the image. I am 
>>> unsure of the intent/history. To play it safe i will just bump the 
>>> number.
>> Hmmm - that seems wrong. jvm.h is not an exported external interface 
>> AFAIK. And we just moved it so I don't think it will get distributed 
>> any more. Hmm that also suggests that classfile_constants.h may be in 
>> the wrong place ... I'll take this up elsewhere.
> classfile_constants.h was added to ${java.home}/include in JDK 6 [1].   
> It was intended for BCI native agent to use.

Thanks Mandy!

In that case Paul must not remove JVM_CLASSFILE_MAJOR_VERSION etc. but 
must update it.


> Mandy
> [1] https://bugs.openjdk.java.net/browse/JDK-5107600

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