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From Jörg Schaible <joerg.schai...@gmx.de>
Subject Re: [bcel] Deprecated InstructionConstants
Date Thu, 02 Jun 2016 21:15:51 GMT
Gary Gregory wrote:

> On Thu, Jun 2, 2016 at 1:34 PM, Benedikt Ritter <beneritter@gmail.com>
> wrote:
> 
>> dbrosIus <dbrosIus@baybroadband.net> schrieb am Do., 2. Juni 2016 um
>> 22:32 Uhr:
>>
>> > It is still not functionally compatible.  People parsing UNKNOWN
>> > annotations looking for generics (as was the right way before)  will
>> > now
>> > fail.   Better rip the generic support out too.
>> >
>>
>> Okay, if this is the case I haven't understood the situation correctly.
>> If our plan is to make a release that covers Java 8, we should go all the
>> way.
>>
> 
> I think the immediate need is to avoid blowing up on Java 8. I see this as
> a 5.x BC release needed ASAP that the Maven plugin(s) can pick up, also
> ASAP.

That's why I proposed a 5.x with minimal effort and keep the majority of 
changes in bcel6.

Cheers,
Jörg


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