JDK 8 Update Releases

The goal of this Project is to develop updates to JDK 8.

This Project is sponsored by the Build Group.

The Project's primary mailing list is jdk8u-dev.

A Q&A is here.


JEP 2.0 Process in use from JDK 8u40




JDK 8 Update Releases


We're open for fixes for 8u60 in the jdk8u-dev forest.

8u40 is in stabilization (phase 2) mode. Approved fixes make into http://hg.openjdk.java.net/jdk8u/jdk8u40.

Source code

The jdk8u-dev forest for ongoing development can be cloned using this command: hg clone http://hg.openjdk.java.net/jdk8u/jdk8u-dev;cd jdk8u-dev;sh get_source.sh .

The corresponding master forest jdk8u can be cloned using this command: hg clone http://hg.openjdk.java.net/jdk8u/jdk8u;cd jdk8u;sh get_source.sh .

In addition, the source code for the last release, 8u20, is available by cloning the 8u20 master forest : http://hg.openjdk.java.net/jdk8u/jdk8u20. The final build of that release was tagged as jdk8u20-b26.