JDK-8214024 : Remove the default keytool -keyalg value
  • Type: Enhancement
  • Component: security-libs
  • Sub-Component: java.security
  • Priority: P3
  • Status: Resolved
  • Resolution: Fixed
  • Submitted: 2018-11-17
  • Updated: 2019-11-21
  • Resolved: 2019-11-15
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The default value is deprecated in JDK 12. In a subsequent release of the JDK, the default will be removed and the -keyalg option must be specified.
URL: https://hg.openjdk.java.net/jdk/jdk/rev/046e4024e55a User: weijun Date: 2019-11-15 01:15:08 +0000

[~sgehwolf] My opinion is yes. This needs a CSR, and let's see how the CSR approvers consider how long it's enough for a deprecated option to be removed.

JDK 14 development is now open. Would that be something we can do now?