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Re: Using openjdk9 as the default JDK

From: Gábor Boskovits
Subject: Re: Using openjdk9 as the default JDK
Date: Tue, 5 Mar 2019 21:32:32 +0100


2019. márc. 5., K 20:00 dátummal Alex Vong <address@hidden> ezt írta:
Ricardo Wurmus <address@hidden> writes:

> Hi Gábor,
>>> there are a few packages now that require Java 9, such as
>>> java-eclipse-jdt-compiler-apt (that I’m currently packaging).
>>> We should aim to use openjdk9 as the default JDK.
>>> What do you think?
>> Do you think that aiming for openjdk11 directly is too much?
>> 9 is not supported, but 11 will be supported until 2026.
>> For further information see
> Good point.  Let’s use openjdk11 then.

>From this page <>, the
latest icedtea is for openjdk 8. Does this mean that we have to patch
icedtea to build openjdk 11?
As of openjdk9 openjdk became free, so there is no longer a need for icetea. That is why there is no newer version, and you can find openjdk 9 10 and 11 in guix.

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