support for Solaris SPARC < 11
Daniel D. Daugherty
daniel.daugherty at oracle.com
Fri Jul 25 15:46:03 UTC 2014
The Release Engineering build platform for Solaris is Solaris 11u1.
Traditionally that means that code built with that platform is only
supported on the official build platform and newer.
This is why we hung onto Solaris 10u6 so long as the official build
platform for JDK8...
I would say that Solaris 10 is not a supported platform in JDK9, but
I'm not an official voice at all... :-)
On 7/25/14 9:19 AM, Ludwig, Mark wrote:
> The Solaris 10 end of support date looks like 2018-2021, which certainly is after the JDK 9 expected release date, isn't it? Therefore, I would think Solaris 10 should be supported by JDK 9.
> Mark Ludwig
> -----Original Message-----
> From: hotspot-dev [mailto:hotspot-dev-bounces at openjdk.java.net] On Behalf Of Zoltán Majó
> Sent: Friday, July 25, 2014 10:10 AM
> To: jdk9-dev at openjdk.java.net; hotspot-dev at openjdk.java.net
> Subject: support for Solaris SPARC < 11
> I'm currently working on JBS bug JDK-8043913
> Problem: remove legacy code in SPARC's VM_Version::platform_features
> URL: https://bugs.openjdk.java.net/browse/JDK-8043913
> Do you or are you aware of anyone who still needs need to run or support
> Solaris SPARC < 11? I would need this information to fix the bug.
> Thank you and best regards,
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