JDK 13 enters Rampdown Phase Two

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JDK 13 enters Rampdown Phase Two

Rory O'Donnell

 Hi All,

Any issues to report on JDK 13 , would like to hear the status as we are now in rampdown phase 2 ?

OpenJDK builds  - JDK 13 Early Access build 30 is now available at : - jdk.java.net/13/

  • Per the JDK 13 schedule [1], we are now in Rampdown Phase Two.
    • For more details , see Mark Reinhold's email to jdk-dev mailing list [2] 
    • The overall feature set is frozen, no further JEPs will be targeted to this release.
    • Per the JDK Release Process [3] we now turn our focus to P1 and P2 bugs.
  • I want to draw your attention to some noteable changes in previous builds of JDK 13. These changes  are important for those that develop/maintain their own socket implementation (java.net.SocketImpl) or use the setSocketImplFactory or setSocketFactory APIs to change the system-wide socket implementation:

OpenJDK builds  - JDK 14 Early Access build 6 is now available at : - jdk.java.net/14/

  • These early-access, open-source builds are provided under the 
  • Changes of interest since last email
    • 8225239: Refactor NetworkInterface lookups
    • 8226409: Enable argument profiling for sun.misc.Unsafe.put*/get*
  • JEP targeted to JDK 14:
    • JEP352: Non-Volatile Mapped
  • Bug fixes reported by Open Source Projects  :
    • JDK-8227080 - fixed in b5 -reported by Eclipse Jetty

The Java Crypto Roadmap has been updated :
  • Released - 16-July-2019 - Release Affected JDK 7u231 - Disabled Kerberos DES encryption by default
  • Targeted Date - 2020 - Targeted Release - JDK 8 - Transport Layer Security (TLS) 1.3


[1] http://openjdk.java.net/projects/jdk/13/#Schedule
[2] https://mail.openjdk.java.net/pipermail/jdk-dev/2019-July/003170.html

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