Introducing the 2 + 2 + 2 Java support plan
Jenkins 2.426.1 LTS will support Java 11, 17, and 21.
In Fall 2024, Jenkins will require Java 17 or 21 and drop support for Java 11.
Thereafter, Jenkins will support each Java LTS release for approximately four years;
i.e., Jenkins will support two Java LTS releases at any given time.
Java’s historically slow release cadence has accelerated significantly in recent years.
At present, Java feature...