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

Martin Buchholz martinrb at google.com
Thu Apr 5 01:56:54 UTC 2018


On Wed, Apr 4, 2018 at 5:03 PM, David Holmes <david.holmes at oracle.com>
wrote:

> On 5/04/2018 7:00 AM, Jonathan Gibbons wrote:
>
>>
>> I have to agree. There can't be two bootJDK versions.


I have to disagree.  You could design openjdk to be buildable by any set of
boot JDKs.
It's only the fact that javac happens to be written in java that creates a
boot jdk requirement at all.


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