Where is the repository for jdk9 updates?

Volker Simonis volker.simonis at gmail.com
Thu Oct 26 15:58:36 UTC 2017

On Wed, Oct 25, 2017 at 8:05 PM, Mario Torre
<neugens.limasoftware at gmail.com> wrote:
> 2017-10-25 19:27 GMT+02:00 dalibor topic <dalibor.topic at oracle.com>:
>> For better or worse, the Project infrastructure setup cycle isn't an atomic
>> operation. For example, while a repo is here, it can't be pushed to yet,
>> since the census hasn't been updated.
>> I understand that everyone is eager to get started, so I hope that the
>> putting the final pieces of infrastructure in place won't take much longer
>> than necessary.
> It's not about being eager to start, downstream builds are diverging
> since we don't have a source code to base 9.0.1 builds on. Given that
> this code is security related, it means that many downstream
> distributions that didn't have access to the errata drop can't
> release, it's a serious issue[1].
> We should at least have an ad interim 9u to call home.

I totally agree and just hope that this doesn't get the default
behavior for the upcoming releases.


> Cheers,
> Mario
> [1] To mitigate the security impact for downstream you could at least
> have a source drop that matches the binary release, I didn't see
> anything like that though.
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