License: openjdk version 9: files under GPL v2.0 only - (outside of hotspot) - please review

Alan Bateman Alan.Bateman at
Fri Dec 15 09:49:45 UTC 2017

On 14/12/2017 08:28, monika.schnizer at wrote:
> Dear developers of openjdk,
> thank you very much for providing this open version of java.
> It is really great!
> We recently run a Fossology license scan on openjdk version 9 and identified the following files to be under
> GPL v2.0 only. We assume that most of them should be GPL v2.0 + Java Classpath Exception.
> Please could you kindly investigate into this (possibly together with your license expert).
Thanks, sometimes mistakes can happen. I've created JDK-8193609 [1] to 
track this. Note that your scan is JDK 9, the list of files might be a 
bit different for jdk/jdk and jdk/jdk10.



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