ARM port consolidation

Andrew Haley aph at
Tue Jun 5 09:27:16 UTC 2018

On 06/04/2018 09:34 PM, Bob Vandette wrote:
> The community at large (especially RedHat, BellSoft, Linaro and Cavium)
> have done a great job of enhancing and keeping the AArch64 port up to
> date with current and new Hotspot features.  As a result, I propose that
> we standardize the 64-bit ARM implementation on this port.
> If there are no objections, I will file a JEP to remove the 64-bit ARM 
> port sources that reside in jdk/open/src/hotspot/src/cpu/arm
> along with any build logic.  This will leave the Oracle contributed
> 32-bit ARM port and the AArch64 64-bit ARM port.

Sounds good to me.  Over to practical considerations: is there some
code we should look at porting over to the tAArch64 port?  Minimal
VM, perhaps?

Andrew Haley
Java Platform Lead Engineer
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