Pivotal Distribution of OpenJDK

Pivotal distributes the BellSoft Liberica distribution of OpenJDK®.

Installation

BellSoft Liberica is available on Pivotal Network.

To install it:

  1. Download the latest binary from Pivotal Network.
  2. Extract the compressed file into that directory by using the following command:
    $ tar xf bellsoft-jdk11.0.7+10-linux-amd64.tar.gz
    
  3. Add this version of Java to your PATH by using the following command:
    $ export PATH=$PWD/jdk-11.0.7/bin:$PATH
    
  4. Verify that the Java version is correct by using the following command:
    $ java -version
    

Support Lifecycle

The following table shows the end of support dates for the currently supported JDKs:

Version End of Support
OpenJDK 8 March 2031
OpenJDK 11 March 2027

Pivotal OpenJDK end of support dates follow those set by Bellsoft Liberica. For more information about the Bellsoft support lifecycle, see the Liberica JDK Support Roadmap.

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