How to increment JDK_MINOR_VERSION for JDK 9?

Joe Darcy joe.darcy at
Mon Dec 16 22:14:46 UTC 2013

On 12/15/2013 09:50 PM, Joe Darcy wrote:
> 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.
> Thanks,
> -Joe

An update on the update: a new jtreg build resolves the TestNG issue. 
After a new build of jtreg is promoted, I'll go ahead with the 



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