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

Martin Buchholz martinrb at google.com
Thu Apr 3 16:33:48 UTC 2014

On Thu, Apr 3, 2014 at 8:53 AM, Joe Darcy <joe.darcy at oracle.com> wrote:

> A broader question this issue raises is why are components like corba
> built using the book JDK rather than the JDK they are a part of?

If we're cross-compiling, the JDK being built may never be executable

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