RFR: JDK-8200083: Bump bootjdk requirement for JDK 11 to JDK 10

Erik Joelsson erik.joelsson at oracle.com
Wed Apr 4 20:54:00 UTC 2018


Updating the bootjdk requirement for JDK 11 was controversial. Instead I 
propose that for now, we just update the bootjdk used for building JDK 
11 at Oracle to JDK 10 and let compatibility with JDK 9 be a best effort 
from the parts of the community that wants to support it.

Webrev: http://cr.openjdk.java.net/~erikj/8200083/webrev.02/

/Erik


On 2018-03-21 14:51, Erik Joelsson wrote:
> Now that JDK 10 has been officially released we can update the boot 
> jdk requirement for JDK 11. Cross posting this to jdk-dev to raise 
> awareness of this rather disruptive change.
>
> This patch changes the requirement on boot jdk version in configure 
> (and updates the configuration that controls what JDK to use as boot 
> in Oracle's internal build system).
>
> Webrev: http://cr.openjdk.java.net/~erikj/8200083/webrev.01/
>
> Bug: https://bugs.openjdk.java.net/browse/JDK-8200083
>
> /Erik
>



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