When will JDK 9 builds move to requiring the boot JDK be JDK 8?

Alan Bateman Alan.Bateman at oracle.com
Thu Apr 3 10:04:40 UTC 2014

On 03/04/2014 09:53, Erik Joelsson wrote:
> I don't see any reason not to make the switch. I filed this bug back 
> in December:
> https://bugs.openjdk.java.net/browse/JDK-8030794
Thanks, I can't think of any reason either.

So how do we make this happen? Would a mail to jdk9-dev be sufficient to 
alert folks about this change? Maybe the error from configure when there 
isn't a JDK 8 available is sufficient?


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