RFR: JDK-8200083: Bump bootjdk requirement for JDK 11 to JDK 10
erik.joelsson at oracle.com
Wed Apr 4 20:54:00 UTC 2018
Updating the bootjdk requirement for JDK 11 was controversial. Instead I
propose that for now, we just update the bootjdk used for building JDK
11 at Oracle to JDK 10 and let compatibility with JDK 9 be a best effort
from the parts of the community that wants to support it.
On 2018-03-21 14:51, Erik Joelsson wrote:
> Now that JDK 10 has been officially released we can update the boot
> jdk requirement for JDK 11. Cross posting this to jdk-dev to raise
> awareness of this rather disruptive change.
> This patch changes the requirement on boot jdk version in configure
> (and updates the configuration that controls what JDK to use as boot
> in Oracle's internal build system).
> Webrev: http://cr.openjdk.java.net/~erikj/8200083/webrev.01/
> Bug: https://bugs.openjdk.java.net/browse/JDK-8200083
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