So you want to be a future JDK 8u contributor...

Simone Bordet simone.bordet at
Wed Nov 14 17:02:49 UTC 2018


On Wed, Nov 14, 2018 at 5:26 PM Andrew Hughes <gnu.andrew at> wrote:
> I don't think Oracle have ever formally announced OpenJDK updates for
> 8u and below.
> We have, however, being doing this with OpenJDK 6 & 7 under Andrew Haley's
> leadership e.g.

Interesting. I guess the same will happen for 8u once Andrew Haley
takes over in January.

Fundamentally, I just wanted to raise the need for tagged 8u releases
to be announced somewhere, so people can take actions.
If subscribing to jdk8u-dev is the way to go, great.


Simone Bordet
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to deliver bug-free software with optimal performance and reliability,
the implementation technique must be flawless.   Victoria Livschitz

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