What's new in version 0.14.2

The following new features and notable changes since v.0.14.0 are included in this release:

Features and changes

Binaries and supported environments

OpenJ9 release 0.14.2 supports OpenJDK 8 and 11. Binaries are available from the AdoptOpenJDK community at the following links:

The Windows (MSI) installer for OpenJDK v8 (64-bit) can now be used to optionally install the IcedTea-Web package, which provides equivalent functionality to Java Web Start. For more information about the installer, see the AdoptOpenJDK Installation page. For more information about migrating to IcedTea-Web, read the AdoptOpenJDK Migration Guide.

To learn more about support for OpenJ9 releases, including OpenJDK levels and platform support, see Supported environments.

Support for OpenSSL 1.0.1

OpenSSL version 1.0.1 support is now enabled; Earlier releases supported only OpenSSL 1.0.2 and 1.1.x. On Linux® and AIX® platforms, the OpenSSL libraries are expected to be available on the system path. For more information about cryptographic acceleration with OpenSSL, see Cryptographic operations.

OpenSSL Digest algorithm disabled

Due to issue #5611, the Digest algorithm is disabled.