|Re: [jakartaee-platform-dev] [glassfish-dev] JakartaEE 9.1|
I would say as the minimum Java 11 sounds OK but if Glassfish could only be built with Java 11 and not 12-15 as well (optionally with 11 as the minimum) then a couple of nasty JDK bugs that make the use of modules or multi-release-JARs (especially in combination) impossible prior to Java 14 (see https://stackoverflow.com/questions/53581799/jdeps-command-use-with-multi-release-option-failed) would plague it until the upper JDK version is increased to something reasonable.
Also once you are past Java 11 the others are usually not that difficult because 11 removed all the XML and SOA stuff that is now in Jakarta EE anyway.
Then only supporting of JDK11 is very reasonable for GF 6.1. I think there is no need to support JDK8.
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