[Discussion] Java21 not available in Debian 12 ?

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[Discussion] Java21 not available in Debian 12 ?

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Why is openjdk-21-jdk not made available to Debian 12 ?
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Re: [Discussion] Java21 not available in Debeian 12 ?

#2 Post by ruwolf »

There are 2 major distribution types of GNU/Linux:
  • rolling-release (continuous delivery), which main purpose is the newest software
  • standard or point release, which main purpose is the very well tested software
Debian uses standard system.
OpenJDK 21 reached General Availability on 2023-09-19.
Debian 12 (Bookworm) had hard freeze on 2023-03-12.

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