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    • Type: CSR
    • Status: Closed
    • Priority: P3
    • Resolution: Approved
    • Fix Version/s: 9
    • Component/s: tools
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    • Compatibility Kind:
      behavioral
    • Compatibility Risk:
      minimal
    • Interface Kind:
      add/remove/modify command line option
    • Scope:
      JDK

      Description

      Summary

      Have javac recognize "9" as a valid argument for the -source and -target options.

      Problem

      New JDK release, new source and target values are needed in javac.

      Solution

      Add javac options -source 9 -source 1.9 -target 9 -target 1.9

      Specification

      -source 1.9
      The compiler accepts code with features introduced in Java SE 9.
       
      -source 9
      Synonym for 1.9.
       
      -target 1.9
      The compiler outputs class files appropriate for the 9 platform.
       
      -target 9
      Synonym for 1.9.

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              • Assignee:
                darcy Joe Darcy
                Reporter:
                darcy Joe Darcy
                Reviewed By:
                Jan Lahoda, Vicente Arturo Romero Zaldivar
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