graal and jdk8

Thomas Wuerthinger thomas.wuerthinger at
Wed Feb 13 09:13:25 PST 2013


We are not aware of any architectural problems that might prevent Graal from running on a JDK8 host VM. Could you please give more details on your setup and error message? We will resolve any incompatibilities with JDK8 asap.

Thanks, thomas

On Feb 13, 2013, at 9:03 AM, "Venkatachalam, Vasanth" <Vasanth.Venkatachalam at> wrote:

> Hi,
> 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.
> Vasanth

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