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Re: java bytecode / java runtime version mismatch

Hi Matthias,

On Tue, 2008-10-28 at 09:25 +0100, Matthias Klose wrote:
> I filed bug reports for packages building with openjdk-6 or cacao-oj6,
> producing java bytecode for version 50, and which still depend on
> java-runtime5, or earlier (attached at the end).
> 	This package builds with openjdk-6 or cacao-oj6, which is not the
> 	default jvm in testing/unstable. The openjdk-6 and cacao-oj6 javac
> 	creates java bytecode for version 50, which cannot be used by older
> 	jvms.

I thought all (free) runtimes accepted version 50 bytecode these days,
even if they say they implement only java-runtime5. Is this a problem in
practice? And if so against which runtimes? We might want to just fix
those runtimes.



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