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

Chris Hegarty chris.hegarty at oracle.com
Thu Apr 3 10:19:36 UTC 2014

On 3 Apr 2014, at 11:16, Alan Bateman <Alan.Bateman at oracle.com> wrote:

> On 03/04/2014 11:12, Chris Hegarty wrote:
>> FYI.
>> This is already reviewed ;-)
>>   http://mail.openjdk.java.net/pipermail/build-dev/2013-December/011406.html
>> -Chris.
> I know but I also replied suggesting that he hold off pending a conclusion on the boot JDK issue. If this is pushed then it's the third patch in last 24 hours to allow corba build with different versions of 7uX as the boot JDK. I think would be be better to just get the switch over with as it has to happen anyway.

Agreed. The link above is a RFR from Erik to not accept JDK 7 as a bootstrap. It was sent out back in Dec last year.


> -Alan.

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