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

Chris Hegarty chris.hegarty at oracle.com
Thu Apr 3 10:12:28 UTC 2014


This is already reviewed ;-)


On 3 Apr 2014, at 11:04, Alan Bateman <Alan.Bateman at oracle.com> wrote:

> 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?
> -Alan

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