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  1. JDK
  2. JDK-8028563 Remove javac support for 6/1.6 source and target values
  3. JDK-8219875

Release Note: Removal of javac Support for 6/1.6 source, target, and release Values

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    • Type: Sub-task
    • Status: Closed
    • Priority: P4
    • Resolution: Delivered
    • Affects Version/s: 12
    • Fix Version/s: 12
    • Component/s: tools
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      Consistent with the policy outlined in [JEP 182: Policy for Retiring javac -source and -target Options](https://openjdk.java.net/jeps/182), support for the 6/1.6 argument value for javac's `-source`, `-target`, and `--release` flags has been removed.

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              darcy Joe Darcy
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              darcy Joe Darcy
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