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Release Announcement: General Availability of Java 16 / JDK 16

Rory O'Donnell Oracle, Dublin Ireland

Hi Stefan/Jaikiran,

*Release Announcement: General Availability of Java 16 / JDK 16 *

**

  * JDK 16, the reference implementation of Java 16, is now Generally
    Available. [1]
  * GPL-licensed OpenJDK builds from Oracle are available here:
    http://jdk.java.net/16/ <http://jdk.java.net/16/>
  * JDK 16 Release notes
    <https://www.oracle.com/java/technologies/javase/16-relnotes.html>

*JDK 16 includes the following features [2]:*

  * JEP 338:Vector API (Incubator) <https://openjdk.java.net/jeps/338>
  * JEP 347:Enable C++14 Language Features
    <https://openjdk.java.net/jeps/347>
  * JEP 357:Migrate from Mercurial to Git
    <https://openjdk.java.net/jeps/357>
  * JEP 369:Migrate to GitHub <https://openjdk.java.net/jeps/369>
  * JEP 376:ZGC: Concurrent Thread-Stack Processing
    <https://openjdk.java.net/jeps/376>
  * JEP 380:Unix-Domain Socket Channels <https://openjdk.java.net/jeps/380>
  * JEP 386:Alpine Linux Port <https://openjdk.java.net/jeps/386>
  * JEP 387:Elastic Metaspace <https://openjdk.java.net/jeps/387>
  * JEP 388:Windows/AArch64 Port <https://openjdk.java.net/jeps/388>
  * JEP 389:Foreign Linker API (Incubator)
    <https://openjdk.java.net/jeps/389>
  * JEP 390:Warnings for Value-Based Classes
    <https://openjdk.java.net/jeps/390>
  * JEP 392:Packaging Tool <https://openjdk.java.net/jeps/392>
  * JEP 393:Foreign-Memory Access API (Third Incubator)
    <https://openjdk.java.net/jeps/393>
  * JEP 394:Pattern Matching for instanceof
    <https://openjdk.java.net/jeps/394>
  * JEP 395:Records <https://openjdk.java.net/jeps/395>
  * JEP 396:Strongly Encapsulate JDK Internals by Default
    <https://openjdk.java.net/jeps/396>
  * JEP 397:Sealed Classes (Second Preview)
    <https://openjdk.java.net/jeps/397>

Thanks to everyone who contributed to JDK 16, whether by creating
features or enhancements, logging bugs, or

downloading and testing the early-access builds.

*OpenJDK 17 Early Access build 13 is now available at
http://jdk.java.net/17 <http://jdk.java.net/17/>
*


**

  * These early access, open source builds are provided under the GNU
    General Public License, version 2, with the Classpath Exception
    <http://openjdk.java.net/legal/gplv2+ce.html>.
  * JEPs targeted to JDK 17, so far:
      o JEP 356: Enhanced Pseudo-Random Number Generators
        <https://openjdk.java.net/jeps/356>

  * Release Notes are available at http://jdk.java.net/17/release-notes
    <http://jdk.java.net/17/release-notes>

  * Significant changes since the last availability email:
      o JDK-8259709: Disable SHA-1 XML Signatures (b13)
      o JDK-6323374: (coll) Optimize Collections.unmodifiable* and
        synchronized*(b13)
      o JDK-8139348: Deprecate 3DES and RC4 in Kerberos (b12)
      o JDK-8259662: Don't wrap SocketExceptions into SSLExceptions in
        SSLSocketImpl (b11)
      o JDK-8235139: Deprecate the socket impl factory mechanism(b10)
      o JDK-8225081: Remove Telia Company CA certificate expiring in
        April 2021(b9)


*Project Lanai Early-Access Builds
*

  * EA 10 Build 17-lanai+3-133 (2021/3/2) is available -
    http://jdk.java.net/lanai/
  * These early access, open source builds are provided under the GNU
    General Public License, version 2, with the Classpath Exception
    <http://openjdk.java.net/legal/gplv2+ce.html>.


*Project Loom Early-Access Builds*

  * Build 17-loom+4-174 (2021/3/12) is available - http://jdk.java.net/loom/
  * These early access, open source builds are provided under the GNU
    General Public License, version 2, with the Classpath Exception
    <http://openjdk.java.net/legal/gplv2+ce.html>.


*Project Panama Early-Access Builds
*

  * Build 17-panama+2-51 (2021/2/12) is available -
    http://jdk.java.net/panama/
  * These early access, open source builds are provided under the GNU
    General Public License, version 2, with the Classpath Exception
    <http://openjdk.java.net/legal/gplv2+ce.html>.


Rgds,Rory

[1] https://mail.openjdk.java.net/pipermail/jdk-dev/2021-March/005188.html

[2] https://openjdk.java.net/projects/jdk/16/ 
<https://openjdk.java.net/projects/jdk/16/>

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Re: Release Announcement: General Availability of Java 16 / JDK 16

Jaikiran Pai-2
Hello Rory,

Congratulations on the Java 16 release.

I just ran our Ant project testsuite on a Linux setup against JDK 16
build 16+36-2231 and JDK 17 build 17-ea+13-1000. No issues found in both
these runs.

https://ci-builds.apache.org/job/Ant/job/Ant%20Master%20(latest%20EA%20JDK)/68/jdk_axis=jdk16_ea,label_exp=ubuntu/

https://ci-builds.apache.org/job/Ant/job/Ant%20Master%20(latest%20EA%20JDK)/68/jdk_axis=jdk17_ea,label_exp=ubuntu/

-Jaikiran

On 16/03/21 8:16 pm, Rory O'Donnell wrote:

>
> Hi Stefan/Jaikiran,
>
> *Release Announcement: General Availability of Java 16 / JDK 16 *
>
> **
>
>  * JDK 16, the reference implementation of Java 16, is now Generally
>    Available. [1]
>  * GPL-licensed OpenJDK builds from Oracle are available here:
>    http://jdk.java.net/16/ <http://jdk.java.net/16/>
>  * JDK 16 Release notes
> <https://www.oracle.com/java/technologies/javase/16-relnotes.html>
>
> *JDK 16 includes the following features [2]:*
>
>  * JEP 338:Vector API (Incubator) <https://openjdk.java.net/jeps/338>
>  * JEP 347:Enable C++14 Language Features
>    <https://openjdk.java.net/jeps/347>
>  * JEP 357:Migrate from Mercurial to Git
>    <https://openjdk.java.net/jeps/357>
>  * JEP 369:Migrate to GitHub <https://openjdk.java.net/jeps/369>
>  * JEP 376:ZGC: Concurrent Thread-Stack Processing
>    <https://openjdk.java.net/jeps/376>
>  * JEP 380:Unix-Domain Socket Channels
> <https://openjdk.java.net/jeps/380>
>  * JEP 386:Alpine Linux Port <https://openjdk.java.net/jeps/386>
>  * JEP 387:Elastic Metaspace <https://openjdk.java.net/jeps/387>
>  * JEP 388:Windows/AArch64 Port <https://openjdk.java.net/jeps/388>
>  * JEP 389:Foreign Linker API (Incubator)
>    <https://openjdk.java.net/jeps/389>
>  * JEP 390:Warnings for Value-Based Classes
>    <https://openjdk.java.net/jeps/390>
>  * JEP 392:Packaging Tool <https://openjdk.java.net/jeps/392>
>  * JEP 393:Foreign-Memory Access API (Third Incubator)
>    <https://openjdk.java.net/jeps/393>
>  * JEP 394:Pattern Matching for instanceof
>    <https://openjdk.java.net/jeps/394>
>  * JEP 395:Records <https://openjdk.java.net/jeps/395>
>  * JEP 396:Strongly Encapsulate JDK Internals by Default
>    <https://openjdk.java.net/jeps/396>
>  * JEP 397:Sealed Classes (Second Preview)
>    <https://openjdk.java.net/jeps/397>
>
> Thanks to everyone who contributed to JDK 16, whether by creating
> features or enhancements, logging bugs, or
>
> downloading and testing the early-access builds.
>
> *OpenJDK 17 Early Access build 13 is now available at
> http://jdk.java.net/17 <http://jdk.java.net/17/>
> *
>
>
> **
>
>  * These early access, open source builds are provided under the GNU
>    General Public License, version 2, with the Classpath Exception
>    <http://openjdk.java.net/legal/gplv2+ce.html>.
>  * JEPs targeted to JDK 17, so far:
>      o JEP 356: Enhanced Pseudo-Random Number Generators
>        <https://openjdk.java.net/jeps/356>
>
>  * Release Notes are available at http://jdk.java.net/17/release-notes
>    <http://jdk.java.net/17/release-notes>
>
>  * Significant changes since the last availability email:
>      o JDK-8259709: Disable SHA-1 XML Signatures (b13)
>      o JDK-6323374: (coll) Optimize Collections.unmodifiable* and
>        synchronized*(b13)
>      o JDK-8139348: Deprecate 3DES and RC4 in Kerberos (b12)
>      o JDK-8259662: Don't wrap SocketExceptions into SSLExceptions in
>        SSLSocketImpl (b11)
>      o JDK-8235139: Deprecate the socket impl factory mechanism(b10)
>      o JDK-8225081: Remove Telia Company CA certificate expiring in
>        April 2021(b9)
>
>
> *Project Lanai Early-Access Builds
> *
>
>  * EA 10 Build 17-lanai+3-133 (2021/3/2) is available -
>    http://jdk.java.net/lanai/
>  * These early access, open source builds are provided under the GNU
>    General Public License, version 2, with the Classpath Exception
>    <http://openjdk.java.net/legal/gplv2+ce.html>.
>
>
> *Project Loom Early-Access Builds*
>
>  * Build 17-loom+4-174 (2021/3/12) is available -
> http://jdk.java.net/loom/
>  * These early access, open source builds are provided under the GNU
>    General Public License, version 2, with the Classpath Exception
>    <http://openjdk.java.net/legal/gplv2+ce.html>.
>
>
> *Project Panama Early-Access Builds
> *
>
>  * Build 17-panama+2-51 (2021/2/12) is available -
>    http://jdk.java.net/panama/
>  * These early access, open source builds are provided under the GNU
>    General Public License, version 2, with the Classpath Exception
>    <http://openjdk.java.net/legal/gplv2+ce.html>.
>
>
> Rgds,Rory
>
> [1]
> https://mail.openjdk.java.net/pipermail/jdk-dev/2021-March/005188.html
>
> [2] https://openjdk.java.net/projects/jdk/16/ 
> <https://openjdk.java.net/projects/jdk/16/>
>
>

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Re: [External] : Re: Release Announcement: General Availability of Java 16 / JDK 16

Rory O'Donnell Oracle, Dublin Ireland
Thanks Jaikiran!

On 16/03/2021 15:21, Jaikiran Pai wrote:

> Hello Rory,
>
> Congratulations on the Java 16 release.
>
> I just ran our Ant project testsuite on a Linux setup against JDK 16
> build 16+36-2231 and JDK 17 build 17-ea+13-1000. No issues found in
> both these runs.
>
> https://urldefense.com/v3/__https://ci-builds.apache.org/job/Ant/job/Ant*20Master*20(latest*20EA*20JDK)/68/jdk_axis=jdk16_ea,label_exp=ubuntu/__;JSUlJQ!!GqivPVa7Brio!K6TjT5xQD0_NxlGEm9GS8nkKpMXojyogFutVTU6ncHe1KN3PtuxUEUZKoL_QagcwUvU$ 
>
> https://urldefense.com/v3/__https://ci-builds.apache.org/job/Ant/job/Ant*20Master*20(latest*20EA*20JDK)/68/jdk_axis=jdk17_ea,label_exp=ubuntu/__;JSUlJQ!!GqivPVa7Brio!K6TjT5xQD0_NxlGEm9GS8nkKpMXojyogFutVTU6ncHe1KN3PtuxUEUZKoL_QuT58MfU$ 
>
> -Jaikiran
>
> On 16/03/21 8:16 pm, Rory O'Donnell wrote:
>>
>> Hi Stefan/Jaikiran,
>>
>> *Release Announcement: General Availability of Java 16 / JDK 16 *
>>
>> **
>>
>>  * JDK 16, the reference implementation of Java 16, is now Generally
>>    Available. [1]
>>  * GPL-licensed OpenJDK builds from Oracle are available here:
>> https://urldefense.com/v3/__http://jdk.java.net/16/__;!!GqivPVa7Brio!K6TjT5xQD0_NxlGEm9GS8nkKpMXojyogFutVTU6ncHe1KN3PtuxUEUZKoL_QEDkBCZM$ 
>> <https://urldefense.com/v3/__http://jdk.java.net/16/__;!!GqivPVa7Brio!K6TjT5xQD0_NxlGEm9GS8nkKpMXojyogFutVTU6ncHe1KN3PtuxUEUZKoL_QEDkBCZM$ 
>> >
>>  * JDK 16 Release notes
>> <https://www.oracle.com/java/technologies/javase/16-relnotes.html>
>>
>> *JDK 16 includes the following features [2]:*
>>
>>  * JEP 338:Vector API (Incubator) <https://openjdk.java.net/jeps/338>
>>  * JEP 347:Enable C++14 Language Features
>>    <https://openjdk.java.net/jeps/347>
>>  * JEP 357:Migrate from Mercurial to Git
>>    <https://openjdk.java.net/jeps/357>
>>  * JEP 369:Migrate to GitHub <https://openjdk.java.net/jeps/369>
>>  * JEP 376:ZGC: Concurrent Thread-Stack Processing
>>    <https://openjdk.java.net/jeps/376>
>>  * JEP 380:Unix-Domain Socket Channels
>> <https://openjdk.java.net/jeps/380>
>>  * JEP 386:Alpine Linux Port <https://openjdk.java.net/jeps/386>
>>  * JEP 387:Elastic Metaspace <https://openjdk.java.net/jeps/387>
>>  * JEP 388:Windows/AArch64 Port <https://openjdk.java.net/jeps/388>
>>  * JEP 389:Foreign Linker API (Incubator)
>>    <https://openjdk.java.net/jeps/389>
>>  * JEP 390:Warnings for Value-Based Classes
>>    <https://openjdk.java.net/jeps/390>
>>  * JEP 392:Packaging Tool <https://openjdk.java.net/jeps/392>
>>  * JEP 393:Foreign-Memory Access API (Third Incubator)
>>    <https://openjdk.java.net/jeps/393>
>>  * JEP 394:Pattern Matching for instanceof
>>    <https://openjdk.java.net/jeps/394>
>>  * JEP 395:Records <https://openjdk.java.net/jeps/395>
>>  * JEP 396:Strongly Encapsulate JDK Internals by Default
>>    <https://openjdk.java.net/jeps/396>
>>  * JEP 397:Sealed Classes (Second Preview)
>>    <https://openjdk.java.net/jeps/397>
>>
>> Thanks to everyone who contributed to JDK 16, whether by creating
>> features or enhancements, logging bugs, or
>>
>> downloading and testing the early-access builds.
>>
>> *OpenJDK 17 Early Access build 13 is now available at
>> https://urldefense.com/v3/__http://jdk.java.net/17__;!!GqivPVa7Brio!K6TjT5xQD0_NxlGEm9GS8nkKpMXojyogFutVTU6ncHe1KN3PtuxUEUZKoL_QqwxQ8Zc$ 
>> <https://urldefense.com/v3/__http://jdk.java.net/17/__;!!GqivPVa7Brio!K6TjT5xQD0_NxlGEm9GS8nkKpMXojyogFutVTU6ncHe1KN3PtuxUEUZKoL_QfGYZiXo$ 
>> >
>> *
>>
>>
>> **
>>
>>  * These early access, open source builds are provided under the GNU
>>    General Public License, version 2, with the Classpath Exception
>>    <http://openjdk.java.net/legal/gplv2+ce.html>.
>>  * JEPs targeted to JDK 17, so far:
>>      o JEP 356: Enhanced Pseudo-Random Number Generators
>>        <https://openjdk.java.net/jeps/356>
>>
>>  * Release Notes are available at
>> https://urldefense.com/v3/__http://jdk.java.net/17/release-notes__;!!GqivPVa7Brio!K6TjT5xQD0_NxlGEm9GS8nkKpMXojyogFutVTU6ncHe1KN3PtuxUEUZKoL_Q8D8GOvU$ 
>> <https://urldefense.com/v3/__http://jdk.java.net/17/release-notes__;!!GqivPVa7Brio!K6TjT5xQD0_NxlGEm9GS8nkKpMXojyogFutVTU6ncHe1KN3PtuxUEUZKoL_Q8D8GOvU$ 
>> >
>>
>>  * Significant changes since the last availability email:
>>      o JDK-8259709: Disable SHA-1 XML Signatures (b13)
>>      o JDK-6323374: (coll) Optimize Collections.unmodifiable* and
>>        synchronized*(b13)
>>      o JDK-8139348: Deprecate 3DES and RC4 in Kerberos (b12)
>>      o JDK-8259662: Don't wrap SocketExceptions into SSLExceptions in
>>        SSLSocketImpl (b11)
>>      o JDK-8235139: Deprecate the socket impl factory mechanism(b10)
>>      o JDK-8225081: Remove Telia Company CA certificate expiring in
>>        April 2021(b9)
>>
>>
>> *Project Lanai Early-Access Builds
>> *
>>
>>  * EA 10 Build 17-lanai+3-133 (2021/3/2) is available -
>> https://urldefense.com/v3/__http://jdk.java.net/lanai/__;!!GqivPVa7Brio!K6TjT5xQD0_NxlGEm9GS8nkKpMXojyogFutVTU6ncHe1KN3PtuxUEUZKoL_QQV7ikPg$ 
>>  * These early access, open source builds are provided under the GNU
>>    General Public License, version 2, with the Classpath Exception
>>    <http://openjdk.java.net/legal/gplv2+ce.html>.
>>
>>
>> *Project Loom Early-Access Builds*
>>
>>  * Build 17-loom+4-174 (2021/3/12) is available -
>> https://urldefense.com/v3/__http://jdk.java.net/loom/__;!!GqivPVa7Brio!K6TjT5xQD0_NxlGEm9GS8nkKpMXojyogFutVTU6ncHe1KN3PtuxUEUZKoL_Qx7S0_RM$ 
>>  * These early access, open source builds are provided under the GNU
>>    General Public License, version 2, with the Classpath Exception
>>    <http://openjdk.java.net/legal/gplv2+ce.html>.
>>
>>
>> *Project Panama Early-Access Builds
>> *
>>
>>  * Build 17-panama+2-51 (2021/2/12) is available -
>> https://urldefense.com/v3/__http://jdk.java.net/panama/__;!!GqivPVa7Brio!K6TjT5xQD0_NxlGEm9GS8nkKpMXojyogFutVTU6ncHe1KN3PtuxUEUZKoL_Q8rd-x-4$ 
>>  * These early access, open source builds are provided under the GNU
>>    General Public License, version 2, with the Classpath Exception
>>    <http://openjdk.java.net/legal/gplv2+ce.html>.
>>
>>
>> Rgds,Rory
>>
>> [1]
>> https://mail.openjdk.java.net/pipermail/jdk-dev/2021-March/005188.html
>>
>> [2] https://openjdk.java.net/projects/jdk/16/ 
>> <https://openjdk.java.net/projects/jdk/16/>
>>
>>
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