New jtreg version numbers
jonathan.gibbons at oracle.com
Wed Feb 12 16:10:54 UTC 2020
As things currently stand, no, we do not publish jtreg to Maven
Central. The Adopt OpenJDK group provides builds, or you can easily
build it yourself with the `make/build-all.sh` script, which just
requires JDK 8 or later.
On 2/11/20 9:52 PM, Peter Firmstone wrote:
> Hi Jon,
> A little off topic, but any chance of publishing jtreg 5.0 on Maven
> On 2/12/2020 7:05 AM, Jonathan Gibbons wrote:
>> For folk that build jtreg from source, jtreg 5.0 has now been tagged
>> in the repo.
>> -- Jon
>> On 2/5/20 2:12 PM, Jonathan Gibbons wrote:
>>> This is FYI for folk that use the OpenJDK Regression Test Harness,
>>> jtreg, to run OpenJDK tests.
>>> For the past few years, jtreg has used a version numbering scheme
>>> "4.2 bNN" where NN slowly incremented, instead of a more
>>> conventional "$MAJOR.$MINOR" numbering scheme. The reasons for this
>>> choice have long since disappeared, and so going forward, jtreg will
>>> use a "$MAJOR.$MINOR" numbering scheme, starting with 5.0.
>>> Along with this change, jtreg will also require JDK 8 or later to
>>> compile and execute it. That should not affect most people, for
>>> whom JDK 8 or later has long been recommended, although not
>>> required. In the unlikely event that we need to fix an issue in a
>>> version of jtreg that can run on JDK 7, we can provide an update
>>> based on the latest 4.2 version.
>>> For those folk that build jtreg from the tip of the repo, you may
>>> notice the related changes in the repo.
>>> -- Jon
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