JDK 8: General Availability
gnu.andrew at redhat.com
Fri Mar 21 17:18:29 UTC 2014
----- Original Message -----
> On Thu, Mar 20, 2014 at 12:49 AM, Andrew Hughes <gnu.andrew at redhat.com>
> > ----- Original Message -----
> >> 2014/3/19 8:47 -0700, Andrew Hughes <gnu.andrew at redhat.com>:
> >> > Given the link to the binaries in the blog, I assume you're referring
> >> > to the proprietary Oracle release and not OpenJDK?
> >> I am referring to both the JDK 8 Project here in OpenJDK and to Oracle's
> >> related binary products.
> > Ok.
> >> > There also seems to
> >> > be a reference to at least one feature I believe isn't part of OpenJDK
> >> > (Java Mission Control and Java Flight Recorder)
> >> Correct. My blog is not hosted on OpenJDK infrastructure, so I consider
> >> myself free to mention proprietary features. If that offends you, then
> >> don't read my blog.
> > I'm not offended. I just wanted to clarify what was being discussed and the
> > link was posted to an OpenJDK mailing list. When simply "JDK 8" is used,
> > it's not
> > obvious which is being discussed.
> >> > and a lack of reference
> >> > to at least one feature that I believe is (the PPC/AIX port).
> >> The PPC/AIX port is not in JDK 8.
> > Oh, ok, I was under the impression, when we were merging it into IcedTea7,
> > that it was
> > already upstream in 8. In that case, we're going to need to merge the PPC
> > port
> > into IcedTea8 so our users don't regress to Zero.
> The PPC/AIX port is currently in JDK9 and is planned for integration
> into 8u-dev for the end of this week right in time for the 8u20 time
> frame. So if you can wait a week or so, you should be able to merge it
> from 8u-dev which should be simpler than taking it from the 9
No rush here and I plan to work from 8u anyway. So sounds like it will all
work out fine :)
> >> - Mark
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