Dropping 32-bit support (was Branches)

Mike Swingler swingler at apple.com
Tue Feb 21 14:55:48 PST 2012

On Feb 21, 2012, at 2:45 PM, James Melvin wrote:

> One caveat...
> For the JVM, we've preserved 32/64-bit universal builds. Currently, the
> JVM universal build only includes 64-bit support. Additionally including
> 32-bit requires 3 Makefile uncomments. However, there may likely be
> additional work on the JDK side to fully support the same.

That's good to know, but that should really be keyed off of a build flag (which can default to 64-bit only). Should we file a CR through the Oracle bug reporter to get the process started to change this for HotSpot?

Mike Swingler
Apple Inc.

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