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Re: JDK installations on Jenkins nodes

Michael Osipov-2
Testing with stone old JDKs versions is ridiculous. Those tests aren't
just real world ones.

This really, really needs to be fixed...


Am 2019-07-29 um 23:00 schrieb Tibor Digana:

> 8u152 is very old. Why Infra team did not install 8u212, did they?
> On Mon, Jul 29, 2019 at 4:31 PM Enrico Olivelli <[hidden email]> wrote:
>> FYI from [hidden email]
>> ---------- Forwarded message ---------
>> Da: Chris Thistlethwaite <[hidden email]>
>> Date: lun 29 lug 2019 alle ore 16:21
>> Subject: JDK installations on Jenkins nodes
>> To: <[hidden email]>
>> Greetings!
>> I'm going to be trimming the available JDK versions on the Jenkins
>> nodes, both Linux and Windows, to better line up with what Infra is
>> going to support. The "latest" symlink will stick around and will point
>> to the latest build of whatever is currently the latest build of JDK.
>> We're trying to cut down on the amount of different JDK builds of the
>> same release, for example JDK 1.8_92, 121, 144, 152, when all we really
>> want is build 152. We will also not be adding any older, unsupported
>> builds of JDK unless there is a critical security update. So JDK1.7.0_79
>> will be latest7 for the foreseeable future.
>> Please review
>> for the changes, they are highlighted in yellow. Nothing should change
>> for you if you're using one of the "latest" symlinks, this really only
>> changes builds targeted at a specific JDK.
>> Thank you,
>> Chris T.
>> #asfinfra

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