Unable to download OpenJDK 8

Dalibor Topic dalibor.topic at oracle.com
Fri Aug 23 08:26:21 UTC 2019

On 23.08.2019 10:18, Andrew Haley wrote:
> On 8/23/19 9:14 AM, Dalibor Topic wrote:
>> Archived Oracle OpenJDK GA releases can be found at
>> https://jdk.java.net/archive/ .
> Please do not post messages like this. The GA release does not have
> security fixes.

I would kindly suggest reading the site in question, prior to replying 
back based on some assumption of its content. ;)

https://jdk.java.net/archive/ includes both the archived Oracle OpenJDK 
9.0.1 and 9.0.4 update releases as well as a clear warning message on 
top saying that

"WARNING: These older versions of the JDK are provided to help 
developers debug issues in older systems. They are not updated with the 
latest security patches and are not recommended for use in production." 
with the last sentence colorfully distinguished from the rest of the 

Why someone would ask for OpenJDK 9 at this time, I can't really tell, 
but I believe it's perfectly fine to point them to where they can 
download it with appropriate warnings attached.

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