Accelerating the JDK release cadence

dalibor topic dalibor.topic at
Tue Sep 12 08:03:45 UTC 2017

On 12.09.2017 07:47, Ben Evans wrote:
> On Tue, Sep 12, 2017 at 1:11 AM,  <mark.reinhold at> wrote:
>> In addition to divide-and-conquer, implementation features can be merged
>> in an experimental mode at first (e.g., G1, AoT) and then, over time, be
>> made non-experimental and even become the default, if appropriate, as
>> they mature.
> On the subject of G1, doesn't the new release cycle reopen the case
> for delaying the cutover of G1 to default GC?

The process in place for JDK 9 at this time is specified at

Quoting form the above mail:

"The overall feature set has been frozen for some time now.  No further
enhancements, no matter how small and low-risk, will be approved after
the Initial Release Candidate build."

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