Release Announcement: General Availability of Java 15 / JDK 15

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Release Announcement: General Availability of Java 15 / JDK 15

Rory O'Donnell

Hi Simon,

Release Announcement: General Availability of Java 15 / JDK 15 [1]

  • JDK 15, the reference implementation of Java 15, is now Generally Available.
  • GPL-licensed OpenJDK builds from Oracle are available here: http://jdk.java.net/15/
  • JDK 15 Release notes
JDK 15 includes fourteen features [2]:

Thanks to everyone who contributed to JDK 15, whether by creating features or enhancements, logging  bugs, or downloading and testing the early-access builds.

OpenJDK 16 Early Access build 15 is now available at http://jdk.java.net/16
  • Significant changes since the last availability email:
    • Build 15
      • JDK-8244090: public lookup should find public members of public exported types (Reported by Eclipse Jetty)
      • JDK-8250968: Symlinks attributes not preserved when using jarsigner on zip files
    • Build 14
      • JDK-8189744: Deprecate the JDK-specific API for setting socket options, jdk.net.Sockets
      • JDK-8241003: Deprecate "denigrated" java.security.cert APIs that represent DNs as Principal or String objects
      • JDK-8245462: The default HttpClient implementation returns cancelable futures

Rgds,Rory


[1] https://mail.openjdk.java.net/pipermail/jdk-dev/2020-September/004733.html
[2] https://openjdk.java.net/projects/jdk/15/
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Rgds, Rory O'Donnell
Quality Engineering Manager
Oracle EMEA, Dublin, Ireland