OpenJDK extension to AArch64 and Windows

Vladimir Kozlov vladimir.kozlov at
Thu Jun 25 16:54:38 UTC 2020

I also think you should use JEP and aarch64 project for this work.

8248238 [1] already looks like a JEP. Just convert it into formal.
You can use Linux/s390x Port JEP [2] as example except FC Extension request ;) and corresponding 'Summary' (please, 
don't reference any particular JDK version).



On 6/25/20 9:29 AM, Alan Bateman wrote:
> On 25/06/2020 17:04, Andrew Hughes wrote:
>> As I've commented on the bug [0], I don't think a new project is
>> necessary to provide OS support for an architecture port, when the port
>> already has its own project (aarch64-port), and the developers involved
>> in adding support are already working with the people involved in said
>> project. After all, the ppc-aix-port project seems to have branched out
>> quite happily beyond AIX ;-)
>> A JEP does seem appropriate though, so the work is listed in the release
>> notes of the next JDK release.
> Yes, I think a JEP would be good to have so that this port gets onto the technical roadmap. I can't imagine it being 
> more than one page to describe the "feature" and maybe the testing. There are several other JEPs for ports so some of 
> the text can be re-used. JEPs are great for capturing decisions and other information that might be useful to 
> maintainers down the road. Also helps to get a bit of exposure as many developers and bloggers only pick up on the JEPs 
> in a release (and ignore the hundreds of other features).
> -Alan

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