RFR: JDK-8176099 --with-build-jdk and --with-boot-jdk not working with JDK 10

Erik Joelsson erik.joelsson at oracle.com
Fri Sep 15 15:06:36 UTC 2017

Looks good!


On 2017-09-15 05:20, Magnus Ihse Bursie wrote:
> The code in configure that validates build and boot JDK does not 
> accept the JDK 10 version string.
> For build JDK, the version string must exactly match 10 (if built 
> automatically, it will match the current source exactly). For boot JDK 
> I just added JDK 10 as an additional allowed version, but did not (at 
> this point) block usage of JDK 8. While it is recommended to use 
> version N-1 to build JDK version N, I don't see a good reason at this 
> time to block, at configure time, the use of JDK 8 to build JDK 10.
> The intention is to push this once the consolidated forest is open.
> Bug: https://bugs.openjdk.java.net/browse/JDK-8176099
> WebRev: 
> http://cr.openjdk.java.net/~ihse/JDK-8176099-fix-boot-build-jdk-for-jdk10/webrev.01
> /Magnus

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