Jigsaw early-access builds available

mark.reinhold at oracle.com mark.reinhold at oracle.com
Mon Nov 3 17:37:11 UTC 2014

EA builds are now available: http://jdk9.java.net/jigsaw

At present these builds are based upon the Jigsaw m2 forest [1], in
which we're working to implement modular run-time images as described
in JEP 220 [2].  These builds implement all the changes described in
that JEP except that:

  - The jrt: file-system provider is not yet implemented, and

  - The extension mechanism has not yet been removed.

We encourage library and application developers to test existing code
against these builds, with an eye toward the incompatible changes
listed at the end of JEP 220.  Please send feedback to this list, or
else submit bug reports via http://bugs.java.com .

- Mark

[1] http://hg.openjdk.java.net/jigsaw/m2
[2] http://openjdk.java.net/jeps/220

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