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

Martin Buchholz martinrb at google.com
Sun Apr 8 20:22:11 UTC 2018


On Fri, Apr 6, 2018 at 2:50 AM, dalibor topic <dalibor.topic at oracle.com>
wrote:

>
> For example, if someone sufficiently qualified decided to make future JDK
> 10 updates buildable using the full range of JDK 1.0 - JDK 10, as Martin
> seemingly suggests, they could pursue that effort as future JDK 10 update
> maintainers instead of trying to make it work and keep it working in the
> faster paced mainline jdk/jdk development tree.
>

I think this is something where the project as a whole needs a policy.
People working on a project all have to agree on what programming language
they're using.
I like the "last LTS" rule, and I'm still hoping the openjdk project will
have well-defined LTS releases.


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