How to increment JDK_MINOR_VERSION for JDK 9?

Joe Darcy joe.darcy at
Mon Dec 16 05:50:24 UTC 2013

On 12/10/2013 03:51 PM, David Katleman wrote:
> On 12/10/2013 3:33 PM, Joseph Darcy wrote:
>> Hello,
>> Looking ahead to JDK 9, a build 01 change that is needed is updating 
>> the JDK_MINOR_VERSION setting in the build from "8" to "9":
>>         JDK-8000962 Update JDK_MINOR_VERSION for JDK 9
>> I poked around a bit, but didn't see where this needs to be set. The 
>> value of this variable gets used in numerous places throughout the 
>> JDK, including in system properties.
>> How can this be updating in the new build?
> That would be in common/autoconf/version-numbers
>         Dave

An update, I've done a build after bumping up that value, but I ran into 
testing issue. It seems that the jtreg needs a minor update to allow for 
the successful running of TestNG tests after the minor version is 
incremented; I've contacted the jtreg team and a fix is in progress.



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