[RFR] [8u] jdk8u212-b03 & jdk8u212-b04

Andrew John Hughes gnu.andrew at redhat.com
Tue Apr 16 22:17:45 UTC 2019

OpenJDK 8u212 has been released: http://bitly.com/oj8u212

Here are the remaining changes for the jdk8u repository:

Webrev: https://cr.openjdk.java.net/~andrew/openjdk8/8u212/

Changes in jdk8u212-b03:
  - S8042131: DateTimeFormatterBuilder Mapped-values do not work for
  - S8205432: Replace the placeholder Japanese era name
  - S8208656: Move java/util/Calendar/CalendarTestScripts tests into OpenJDK
  - S8210633: Cannot parse JapaneseDate string with
DateTimeFormatterBuilder Mapped-values
  - S8211936: Better String parsing
  - S8218453: More dynamic RMI interactions
  - S8219066: Fuzzing TrueType fonts: setCurrGlyphID()
  - S8219890: Calendar.getDisplayName() returns empty string for new
Japanese Era on some locales

Changes in jdk8u212-b04:
  - S8221355: Performance regression after JDK-8155635 backport into 8u

jdk8u212-b03 is tagged as jdk8u212-ga.
jdk8u221-b04 is available for those who want the additional performance fix.
Andrew :)

Senior Free Java Software Engineer
Red Hat, Inc. (http://www.redhat.com)

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