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Re: Debian distributions of stable OpenJDK updates

On 26.05.19 23:55, Emmanuel Bourg wrote:
> Le 26/05/2019 à 21:52, Matthias Klose a écrit :
>>> It looks like upstream is going to append a -ea suffix to the version
>>> reported by the pre-releases [1]. This is a welcome clarification and we
>>> should ensure our builds do it as well.
>> no, at least not for the recent release:
>> https://mail.openjdk.java.net/pipermail/jdk-updates-dev/2019-April/000951.html
> Well, my comment was based on this post:
>   https://mail.openjdk.java.net/pipermail/jdk8u-dev/2019-May/009370.html
> If I understand well, non GA releases will be reported with a -ea suffix
> when typing "java -version" (at least for OpenJDK 8, I haven't checked
> for OpenJDK 11). If upstream does this, so should we, otherwise we'll be
> blamed for falsifying the version reported.

no, this is unfortunately a configure option, not a property of the source
tarball.  But yes, will add that until upstream hopefully fixes this.

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