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From Paul King <pa...@asert.com.au>
Subject Re: Old bytecode targets
Date Wed, 12 Sep 2018 09:15:51 GMT
Was there a Jira issue for this yet?

Thanks, Paul.

On Mon, Sep 3, 2018 at 10:33 PM Keegan Witt <keeganwitt@gmail.com> wrote:

> I'm working on adding Java 9, 10, and 11 bytecodes to the 2.5 branch, and
> 9, 10, and 11 bytecodes when using invokedynamic to master, when I noticed
> we allow the targets to go back quite a ways.
>
> Should we continue to let the Groovy compiler target Java 4, 5, 6, and 7
> in master, given that master requires Java 8+?  I can't think of a valid
> use case where this would be useful.  What do you think of removing them?
>
> -Keegan
>

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