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From Gary Gregory <garydgreg...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Compiler targets and Java 9
Date Mon, 05 Jun 2017 16:43:06 GMT
On Mon, Jun 5, 2017 at 8:20 AM, sebb <sebbaz@gmail.com> wrote:

> On 5 June 2017 at 16:09, Jochen Wiedmann <jochen.wiedmann@gmail.com>
> wrote:
> > On Mon, Jun 5, 2017 at 5:06 PM, sebb <sebbaz@gmail.com> wrote:
> >
> >>> I'd like us to push out a new release with minimal changes at any
> >>> time. If we have, for example, 1.6 as the target, and the previous
> >>> release had 1.5 as the target, then we'd loose that ability, IMO.
> >>
> >> Sorry, I don't follow.
> >> Are there some missing words from the above?
> >
> > Indeed there are. So, to repeat that:
> >
> > I'd like us to be able to push out a new release with minimal changes
> > at any given time. If we have, for example, 1.6 as the target, and the
> > previous
> > release had 1.5 as the target, then we'd loose that ability, IMO.
> > (Think security releases.We've had quite a few in the past.)
>
> Understood, but I'm not sure why you feel the lack of a 1.6 release
> would prevent a security release.
> Surely we could just apply the fixes to the previously released code
> and change to 1.6 at the same time?
>

+1

Gary

>
> Or would there need to be fixes to the code just to update to 1.6?
> In which case releasing a 1.6 would ensure those were fixed at our
> leisure instead of having to be fixed as part of a rush to release
> security patch.
> Is that what you mean?
>
> > Jochen
> >
> >
> >
> > --
> > The next time you hear: "Don't reinvent the wheel!"
> >
> > http://www.keystonedevelopment.co.uk/wp-content/uploads/2014/10/
> evolution-of-the-wheel-300x85.jpg
> >
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