9.2 is going to be deprecated at some point, hence we are interested to perform an update ASAP.
Upgrade to Jetty 9.4.x
How is this related to Java 8?
Jesse Glick Jetty 9.3 requires Java 8, so we were blocked with this update for a long-long time. That's the only relation
We are going after Jetty 9.4 in JENKINS-43713