ASM 5.2 released

Release notes (differences from ASM 5.1):

  • Better comments in Opcodes.java
  • SuppressWarnings in Opcodes.java for Integer constructor deprecation.
  • More tests to check binary backward compatibility

Bug fixes

  • #317616 Misleading comment in ClassWriter
  • #317621 Type.getReturnType(desc) returns wrong for types with parenthesis in name
  • #317749 ClassCheckAdapter should discover invocation of default method from pre-Java 8 class file
  • #317626 AnnotationNode incorrectly process array values in 'visit(final String name, final Object value)' method
  • #317630 Frames are re-calculated for Large Methods
  • #317748 Class after instrumenting loses first BootstrapMethods entry