AArch64 port first release
aph at redhat.com
Tue Jul 23 09:35:56 PDT 2013
On 07/23/2013 05:30 PM, Volker Simonis wrote:
> Hi Andrew, Henrik,
> congratulations! This is really good news.
> I just got really puzzeled when I read the recent Oracle/ARM announcement:
> "ARM AND ORACLE ANNOUNCE PLANS TO OPTIMIZE JAVA SE FOR ENTERPRISE AND
> EMBEDDED MARKETS"
> They announced that "ARM ... has entered into a multi-year agreement
> with Oracle to further optimize the existing Java Platform, Standard
> Edition (Java SE) for ARM® 32-bit platforms and to add Java SE support
> for ARMv8 64-bit platforms."
> How does this agreement affects the AArch64 OpenJDK port?
I don't think it affects it at all. Even if there is to be a
proprietary port, we'll still need a free one. And we'll still need
the free one to be of the highest quality. So, whatever happens, we
must press ahead.
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