Plans to remove -source & -target option 7 in javac?
kartikohri13 at gmail.com
Wed Aug 4 14:14:50 UTC 2021
That makes sense. Thanks for the response, Joe.
On Wed, Aug 4, 2021 at 7:41 PM Joe Darcy <joe.darcy at oracle.com> wrote:
> Hello Kartik,
> Updating JEP 182: "Policy for Retiring javac -source and -target
> Options" (http://openjdk.java.net/jeps/182) for the six-month release
> process is a known item to be done. That updated policy would in turn
> guide when -source/-target 7 and now also --release 7 would be dropped.
> On 8/4/2021 4:26 AM, Kartik Ohri wrote:
> > Hi all!
> > JDK-8173605 <https://bugs.openjdk.java.net/browse/JDK-8173605> has not
> > updated for some time. Hence, out of curiosity, I ask if there are
> > currently any plans to remove the -source & -target 7 options in javac in
> > JDK 18?
> > Regards,
> > Kartik
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