RFR: JDK-8200083: Bump bootjdk used for JDK 11 at Oracle to JDK 10

David Holmes david.holmes at oracle.com
Thu Apr 5 00:03:49 UTC 2018


On 5/04/2018 7:00 AM, Jonathan Gibbons wrote:
> Erik,
> 
> Why bother?  What are you trying to achieve?
> 
> Either the boot JDK is JDK 9, or it is JDK 10.  This should be a clear 
> decision.
> 
> If internally at Oracle, we use 10, then as soon as code creeps in that 
> relies on 10 features, we've broken the commitment to the community for 
> allowing 9 as a boot JDK.

I have to agree. There can't be two bootJDK versions.

David

> -- Jon
> 
> On 04/04/2018 01:55 PM, Erik Joelsson wrote:
>> Resending with corrected title.
>>
>>
>> On 2018-04-04 13:54, Erik Joelsson wrote:
>>> 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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