What does LTS mean for OpenJDK?

Martijn Verburg martijnverburg at gmail.com
Thu Aug 23 16:50:17 UTC 2018

Hi Jack,

That’s the plan that AdoptOpenJDK and the potential (post Oracle)
lead/contributors for 11u are working towards yes!


On Thu, 23 Aug 2018 at 14:25, Jack Shirazi <jacks at fasterj.com> wrote:

> Hello Awesome People,
> There is (still) a lot of confusion in the community about this. Can I
> give an example of how I understand this to proceed and please comment
> if wrong (I appreciate not set in stone, this is just an example of how
> it seems likely from my understanding atm):
> Let's say Java 12 has been released and Oracle announce a security
> upgrade. Oracle will apply that to their paid-for Oracle Java 11 build,
> and also to the OpenJDK Java 12 build but NOT the latest OpenJDK Java 11
> build. AdoptOpenJDK will also NOT backport that to the OpenJDK Java 11
> build. However the jdk11u project WILL backport that to the OpenJDK Java
> 11 build, and AdoptOpenJDK will then support that Java 11 upgraded
> version because it will continue to support Java 11, so that upgraded
> OpenJDK Java 11 build will then be available (somewhere) for public
> consumption.
> Cheers, Jack
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