Early Access builds of JDK 8u112 b01, JDK 9 b124 are available on java.net

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Early Access builds of JDK 8u112 b01, JDK 9 b124 are available on java.net

Rory O'Donnell Oracle, Dublin Ireland

Hi Alan,

Early Access b124 for JDK 9 is available on java.net, summary of  changes are listed here .

Early Access b123 ( #5178) for JDK 9 with Project Jigsaw is available on java.net, summary of  changes are listed  here

Early Access b01 for JDK 8u112 is available on java.net.

Update to JEP 261 : Module System - email from Mark Reinhold [1]

- The special ALL-DEFAULT module name, which represents the default set of root modules for use with the -addmods option [2];
- A more thorough explanation of how the built-in class loaders have changed, how built-in modules are assigned to each loader,
   and how these loaders work together to load classes [3]; and
- The reason why Java EE-related modules are no longer resolved by default [4].
- There are various other minor corrections and clarifications, as can be seen in the detailed diff [5].


[1] http://mail.openjdk.java.net/pipermail/jigsaw-dev/2016-June/008227.html
[2] http://openjdk.java.net/jeps/261#ALL-DEFAULT
[3] http://openjdk.java.net/jeps/261#Class-loaders
[4] http://openjdk.java.net/jeps/261#EE-modules
[5] http://cr.openjdk.java.net/~mr/jigsaw/jeps/updates/261-2016-06-15.html
Rgds,Rory O'Donnell
Quality Engineering Manager
Oracle EMEA, Dublin,Ireland

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