JDK 12 enters Rampdown Phase One
abdul.kolarkunnu at oracle.com
Fri Dec 14 10:22:44 UTC 2018
JDK 12 Early Access build is available at : - jdk.java.net/12/
Per the JDK 12 schedule , we are now in Rampdown Phase One.
For more details , see Mark Reinhold's email to jdk-dev mailing list 
The overall feature set is frozen, no further JEPs will be targeted to this release.
We’ve forked the main-line source repository, jdk/jdk, to the JDK 12 stabilization repository.
Changes since the last availability email
HYPERLINK "http://openjdk.java.net/jeps/189"JEP 189: Shenandoah: A Low-Pause-Time Garbage Collector (Experimental) moved to Targeted.
HYPERLINK "http://openjdk.java.net/jeps/334"JEP 334: JVM Constants API moved to Targeted.
HYPERLINK "http://openjdk.java.net/jeps/344"JEP 344: Abortable Mixed Collections for G1 moved to Targeted.
HYPERLINK "http://openjdk.java.net/jeps/346"JEP 346: Promptly Return Unused Committed Memory from G1 to Targeted.
HYPERLINK "https://openjdk.java.net/jeps/326"JEP 326: Raw String Literals (Preview) Proposed to drop from JDK 12
link to proposal on HYPERLINK "https://mail.openjdk.java.net/pipermail/jdk-dev/2018-December/002402.html"jdk-dev
Bug fixes reported by Open Source Projects :
HYPERLINK "https://bugs.openjdk.java.net/browse/JDK-8211051"JDK-8211051 - fixed in b22 - reported by JUnit5
HYPERLINK "https://bugs.openjdk.java.net/browse/JDK-8211422"JDK-8211422 - fixed in b23 - reported by Apache Batik
The HYPERLINK "https://java.com/cryptoroadmap"Java Crypto Roadmap has been updated with the following target:
With the 2019-04-16 CPU,
Targeted Releases - JDK 12, JDK 11, JDK 8, and JDK 7
Distrust TLS server certificates anchored by Symantec Root CAs.
Oracle Java SE 8 Release Updates 
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