JDK 15 is in Rampdown Phase One

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JDK 15 is in Rampdown Phase One

Rory O'Donnell


Hi Simon,

Per the JDK 15 schedule , we are in Rampdown Phase One [1] 

Please advise if you find any issues while testing the latest Early Access builds.

  • Schedule for JDK 15
    • 2020/06/11 Rampdown Phase One
    • 2020/07/16 Rampdown Phase Two
    • 2020/08/06 Initial Release Candidate
    • 2020/08/20 Final Release Candidate
    • 2020/09/15 General Availability

JDK 15 Early Access build 28 is available at : - jdk.java.net/15/
These early-access, open-source builds are provided under the GNU General Public License, version 2, with the Classpath ExceptionRelease notes
  • Release notes
  • Recent fixes that might be of interest
    • Build 27
      • JDK-8233215: jpackage doesn't allow enough flexibility for file type binding
      • JDK-8244582: Remove terminally deprecated Solaris-specific SO_FLOW_SLA socket option
      • JDK-8245068: Implement Deprecation of RMI Activation
      • JDK-8246770: Atomic::add() with 64 bit value fails to link on 32-bit platforms
        • Reported by JaCoCo
    • Build 26
      • JDK-8240871: SSLEngine handshake status immediately after the handshake can be NOT_HANDSHAKING rather than FINISHED with TLSv1.3
        • Reported by Apache Tomcat
    • Build 25
      • JDK-8206925: Support the certificate_authorities extension
      • JDK-8239480: Support for CLDR version 37
      • JDK-8243925: Toolkit#getScreenInsets() returns wrong value on HiDPI screens (Windows)

JDK 16 Early Access build 2 is available at : - jdk.java.net/16/

These early-access, open-source builds are provided under the GNU General Public License, version 2, with the Classpath Exception.

Survey on jinfo, jmap, jstack serviceability tools in JDK:
  • Oracle is considering deprecation and (eventual) removal of 3 JDK tools - jinfo, jmap, jstack.
  • The Survey Link will remain open through July 15 2020.

Rgds, Rory

[1] https://mail.openjdk.java.net/pipermail/jdk-dev/2020-June/004401.html

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Rgds, Rory O'Donnell
Quality Engineering Manager
Oracle EMEA, Dublin, Ireland