[RFC] ZGC proposal for aarch64 jdk11u

Yangfei (Felix) felix.yang at huawei.com
Fri Jan 17 08:00:24 UTC 2020


> ZGC in JDK 11 is fairly stable as it is, so there's no super compelling reason to
> spend time and resources on backporting JDK-8233506 at this time. However,
> backporting only JDK-8224675 would be a mistake, as it would destabilize ZGC
> (including the x86 port) so you would basically have to go all the way to
> JDK-8230565, or alternatively don't backport
> JDK-8224675 and adjust the aarch64 port accordingly.

Yes, we see your point here and will look into it.  

> Whatever path you take here, it would require significant work and testing,
> which is why I'd again recommend that you to consider using JDK
> 14 (when it's GA) for these workloads.

Thanks again for your helpful comments.  We will consider it when people are willing to switch to higher jdk versions.  

Best regards,

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