RFR: 8221610: Resurrect (legacy) JRE bundle target

Langer, Christoph christoph.langer at sap.com
Fri Mar 29 11:18:22 UTC 2019

Hi Alan

> I'm curious who these "stakeholders" are and what they use these JRE
> bundle for? As you know, moving to a modular platform has blurred the
> historical distinction between what we knew as the JRE and JDK in the
> past. Are they concerned about disk space?

I think the requirement comes mostly from people that work with CloudFoundry buildpacks. Eventually I think they should be educated on how they can leverage jlink based images but currently they still pull JRE images. Most probably their main concern is image size.

Best regards

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