Mystery meat OpenJDK builds strike again
fweimer at redhat.com
Mon May 27 10:39:12 UTC 2019
* Martijn Verburg:
> On Mon, 27 May 2019 at 11:13, Florian Weimer <fweimer at redhat.com> wrote:
> * Gil Tene:
> > root at 020dc36b9046:/# java -version
> > openjdk version "1.8.0_212"
> > OpenJDK Runtime Environment (build 1.8.0_212-8u212-b01-1~deb9u1-b01)
> > OpenJDK 64-Bit Server VM (build 25.212-b01, mixed mode)
> > root at 020dc36b9046:/#
> I wonder if the core technical issue is this: Debian stretch currently
> packages OpenJDK 8 8u212-b01, when it should be packaging 8u212-b03 or
> 8u212-b04 (which one isn't clear, the release announcement
> was for 8u212-b03, not for 8u212-b04 or 8u212-ga).
> My understanding is that 8u212-b01 is a version identifier created by
> the jdk8u project, and based on a quick check, it matches what Debian
> identifies as its upstream sources (except for some stripping of system
> library components). But it's not the most current release.
> It's one of the challenges, the rest of the world doesn't necessarily
> know about the new `-ga ` tag that we use to designate releases, so we
> need to go and help them.
Right. <https://adoptopenjdk.net/release_notes.html#jdk8u212> could
mention these tags and link to official tarball(s). I suspect this page
is the permanent, quasi-official release announcement due to the
It would also help to have a permanent location *anywhere* which is
compatible with distribution upstream watch files.
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