HotSpot update for 7u?

Andrew Haley aph at
Fri Mar 21 12:20:02 UTC 2014

On 03/21/2014 10:10 AM, Mattis Castegren wrote:

> Fully updating the HotSpot version in JDK7 to the JDK8 version will
> not be possible as there is too much changed. Just the fact that
> PermGen is removed would break a lot of installations if we changed
> that in JDK7

Yes, I wondered about that.

> However, we do still fix HotSpot bugs in JDK7u, but since 7u60 is
> pretty stable at this point, we focus mainly on fixing regressions
> or very critical bugs.
> We will look at this bug, and we'll see if it can be fixed in JDK7
> as well

Great, thanks.


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