Re: java bytecode / java runtime version mismatch
Mark Wielaard writes:
> 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.
problems were reported with at least sun-java5, which doesn't accept