In this post, we are going to discuss about what are the phases available in Scala Compiler in Scala Version 2.11.7.
These phases are different in different Scala Versions. We will take latest version of Scala and look into them now.
Scala Compiler Phases in Scala 2.11.7:
As We know, scalac command is used to compile Scala programs. It is known as Scala Compiler.
We use '-version' option to know the Scala Version.
Scala compiler version 2.11.7 -- Copyright 2002-2013, LAMP/EPFL
In the same way, we can use '-Xshow-phases' option to know the available scalac phases. As shown below, Scala 2.11.7 has total 25 phases.
Each phase is responsible to do one specific functionality. If we observe those phases, the last but one phase is responsible to generate JVM Byte code because before doing this phase scalac does many stuff to add or convert things from Scala components into JVM components.
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