Openjdk 6 Update versions
joe.darcy at oracle.com
Fri Feb 22 18:34:19 UTC 2013
On 02/22/2013 09:49 AM, Phil Race wrote:
> No. OpenJDk6 was forked off JDK7 after we'd done the open source
> work there, and had API changes reverted.
> Also 6-open has a ton of direct fixes and changes that aren't in
> Oracle JDK and
> probably vice versa .. and its not just fonts - there are other closed
> parts too.
> So they are alike in significant parts of the source, and that they
> pass the JCK for Java SE 6, but the similarity ends shortly thereafter.
That is a correct summary of the situation; more detail:
"OpenJDK 6 Genealogy,"
(better form of this diagram in slide 10 of
"OpenJDK 6: Logistics of Partial Merge with 6u10,"
> On 2/22/2013 9:29 AM, Richard Warburton wrote:
>> I appreciate that during the Openjdk 6 lifetime it wasn't the reference
>> implementation of Java SE, but is there any correspondence between
>> tags of
>> openjdk 6 source code and Oracle Update releases? For example is it
>> possible to say that the jdk6-b25 tag equates to Java 6 Update 31, apart
>> from fonts, midi, webstart, security patches etc?
>> Richard Warburton
>> @RichardWarburto <http://twitter.com/richardwarburto>
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