graal and jdk8

Venkatachalam, Vasanth Vasanth.Venkatachalam at
Wed Feb 13 09:03:18 PST 2013


I noticed that I had to use a JDK7 VM to build Graal.
I wasn't able to build it with JDK8. Is there a workaround for this, or does Graal require a JDK7 host VM?

If Graal only supports JDK7, are there plans to make it compatible with JDK8?
We're looking to leverage Graal for the Sumatra project (
This work requires being able to compile JDK8 lambda constructs for the GPU.


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