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From sebb <seb...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [BCEL] What is status of 6.0 release?
Date Wed, 04 Nov 2015 12:23:04 GMT
PLEASE IGNORE THIS REPLY, SENT BY MISTAKE.

See the second version instead - thanks!

On 4 November 2015 at 12:13, sebb <sebbaz@gmail.com> wrote:
> On 3 November 2015 at 20:18, Mark Roberts <markro@cs.washington.edu> wrote:
>> I was actively involved in helping with BCEL 6.0 - but everything seems to have gone
dark for the last couple of months.
>>
>> So, what's going on?
>
> I'm afraid that there has been no further work on the code.
>
> I made good progress on removing the API breakage so BCEL can be
> released as a drop-in replacement.
> This is now almost complete; there's just the issue of how to handle
> the methods added to interfaces.
> Although in theory these don't affect the binary API, in practise this
> is not true because the BCEL code could try to invoke the new method
> only to find it had not been implemented by the existing user code.
>
>
> However I got stuck on some of the new Java8 features.
>
> I could not see how to implement StackMaps.
>
> Also there is a problem with InvokeDynamic, see BCEL-221
>
>
>
>> Thank you,
>> Mark Roberts
>>
>>
>>
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