Mystery meat OpenJDK builds strike again

Martijn Verburg martijnverburg at
Tue May 28 08:51:49 UTC 2019

Hi Florian,


>  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.  <> could
> mention these tags and link to official tarball(s).  I suspect this page
> is the permanent, quasi-official release announcement due to the
> limitations.
> It would also help to have a permanent location *anywhere* which is
> compatible with distribution upstream watch files.

Right, you are -
raised to resolve this, thanks!


> Thanks,
> Florian

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