Oracle JDK8 End of life and continued use without update
rkennke at redhat.com
Thu Jan 24 06:55:58 UTC 2019
Have you actually tried OpenJDK? To my knowledge, it should be almost completely the same, incl. com.sun.* classes. Chances are it would just work.
Kind regards, Roman
Am 24. Januar 2019 03:09:28 MEZ schrieb "Md. Sarowar Alam" <sarowar.cse at gmail.com>:
>Thanks for your kind reply.
>Yes I'm aware that sooner or later we have to move to OpenJDK.
>But we have some dependency on com.sun.* in some old libraries and it's
>kind of hard to change/upgrade those right now. So can't move to
>because of these. :(
>It's better for us if we can continue using OracleJDK8 without
>updates/support (i.e. without buying subscription) while we adapt to
>OpenJDK step by step.
>*Md. Sarowar Alam*
>On Thu, Jan 24, 2019 at 2:47 AM Andrew Hughes <gnu.andrew at redhat.com>
>> On Wed, 23 Jan 2019 at 03:26, Md. Sarowar Alam
><sarowar.cse at gmail.com>
>> > Hi
>> > My apologies if this is not the correct mailing list.
>> > I'am(me or my company) using Oracle JDK8 for some web services.
>> > As public support for JDK8 is ending on January, 2019, is it
>> > continue using Oracle JDK8 without further update for commercial
>> > Or does a user need to subscribe to new model even though that user
>> > want to update?
>> > ----------------
>> > Best Regards,
>> > *Md. Sarowar Alam*
>> I would suggest switching to OpenJDK 8 builds to continue receiving
>> updates. Builds may be included as part of your operating system
>> most GNU/Linux distributions) or you can look at downloading a build
>> from a provider such as AdoptOpenJDK (
>> Hope that helps,
>> Andrew :)
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