JDK 9 EA Build 167 and JDK 8u152 build 03 are available on jdk.java.net

Muneer Kolarkunnu abdul.kolarkunnu at oracle.com
Fri Apr 28 10:51:10 UTC 2017

Hi All, 

JDK 9 Early Access  build 167  is available at the new location : -  HYPERLINK "http://jdk.java.net/9/"jdk.java.net/9/  

A summary of all the changes in this build are listed HYPERLINK "http://download.java.net/java/jdk9/changes/jdk-9+167.html"here.   One change that maybe of interest is :

  JEP 291: Deprecate the Concurrent Mark Sweep (CMS) Garbage Collector [1]


JDK 8u152 Early Access build 03 is available at the new location : - HYPERLINK "http://jdk.java.net/8/"jdk.java.net/8/

More information on the change of location for Early Access builds. [2] 

NOTE: - Oracle's JRE and JDK Cryptographic Roadmap has been updated since last availability email [3]

[1] HYPERLINK "http://mail.openjdk.java.net/pipermail/jigsaw-dev/2017-March/011763.html"http://mail.openjdk.java.net/pipermail/jdk9-dev/2017-April/005766.html
[2] http://mail.openjdk.java.net/pipermail/adoption-discuss/2017-April/001610.html
[3] https://www.java.com/en/jre-jdk-cryptoroadmap.html 




Abdul Muneer Kolarkunnu

Quality Engineer

Oracle, Bangalore, India


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