Old / New build systems strategy ?

Henri Gomez henri.gomez at gmail.com
Mon Sep 24 03:50:34 PDT 2012

> Hi Henri,
> I don't know of any "official" policy here. The projects adding new features
> to JDK are gradually moving to the new build system in anticipation of it
> becoming the default for JDK8 "real soon now". This is true for lambda, and
> I think Jigsaw (even though no longer targeted to JDK8). Also the new SE
> Profile work (JEP 161) is only being developed in the new build system (and
> for limited platforms).

No policy or recommendation ?

You mention new build system will became be default for JDK8 "real
soon now", did there is any date or planning available ?

My targets are OSX, Linux and Windows in a near future, could I switch
today to new build systems for them ?


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