[EXTERNAL] Re: [aarch64-port-dev ] OpenJDK extension to AArch64 and Windows

Monica Beckwith Monica.Beckwith at microsoft.com
Thu Jun 25 21:20:51 UTC 2020

That's awesome to hear. I will work on the JEP proposal and reach out to Andrew as needed - thanks, Vladimir, for the pointer ��.
Let's continue the reviews for the patches. 

Thanks all for your support. 

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From: Andrew Haley <aph at redhat.com> 
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Subject: [EXTERNAL] Re: [aarch64-port-dev ] OpenJDK extension to AArch64 and Windows

On 25/06/2020 18:13, mark.reinhold at oracle.com wrote:
> I agree that an entire project would be overkill.
> I do, however, think that a JEP is more than justified.  Porting the 
> JDK to a new platform is a significant change, even if the change is a 
> essentially a remix of existing code.  JEPs are our established 
> process for documenting and communicating significant changes.
> It needn’t be a long JEP, as others have already pointed out.

OK. Especially, as Vladimir has pointed out, it needn't be much more than the contents of https://nam06.safelinks.protection.outlook.com/?url=https%3A%2F%2Fbugs.openjdk.java.net%2Fbrowse%2FJDK-8248238&data=02%7C01%7CMonica.Beckwith%40microsoft.com%7C91529d47a2b74be4af4308d8192bcb16%7C72f988bf86f141af91ab2d7cd011db47%7C1%7C0%7C637287023173918774&sdata=cM%2Ft1xSs%2BJaeNecUg0Y0W7j6CgTW9KdAvOKivwQimds%3D&reserved=0

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