Java 12 / JDK 12: General Availability

jesper.wilhelmsson at jesper.wilhelmsson at
Wed Mar 20 16:47:02 UTC 2019

> On 20 Mar 2019, at 16:49, mark.reinhold at wrote:
> // Dropping announce at ojn, since no one else’s e-mail client appears
> // intelligent enough to do so
> 2019/3/20 7:10:12 -0700, jesper.wilhelmsson at
>> I didn't see any actual decision on this. Is it enough that there is a
>> bug filed in JBS and a mail thread with five or so people that thinks
>> it is a good idea? Given that this is enough for most code changes
>> that potentially could have a much larger impact on the OpenJDK maybe
>> it's fine. I don't have an opinion here, I'm just curious as to how we
>> make decisions in the OpenJDK.
> In the OpenJDK Community we generally make decisions by rough consensus,
> except for situations explicitly identified in the Bylaws as requiring
> formal votes.
> In any case, as the Lead of the JDK Project I endorse Seán’s original
> proposal [1].
> Jesper -- since you handle promotion tagging for the main-line repo,
> could you please also create the jdk-12-ga tag in that repo?  Thanks.


Will the tag propagate to jdk-updates/jdk12u or should I add it there as well?


> - Mark
> [1]

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