JEP 175: Integrate PowerPC/AIX Port into JDK 8

Volker Simonis volker.simonis at
Fri Feb 1 05:57:22 PST 2013

On Fri, Feb 1, 2013 at 12:15 PM, David Holmes <david.holmes at>wrote:

> On 1/02/2013 8:11 PM, mark.reinhold at wrote:
>> Posted:**175<>
> I'm forced to send this to porters-dev but I do not subscribe to that list
> (so it will probably get held up).
> Given the way the JEP tasks have been split it would seem much more
> appropriate to me for discussions to occur on hotspot-dev and core-libs-dev
> as this, as the JEP says, is about the integration effort not the porting
> effort.

Yes, I agree. I just wanted to wait until the JEP was published before
posting it to the appropriate lists

> That said this is also relevant to jdk8-dev, also cc'd, as it affects all
> JDK 8 development. I have trouble seeing how such a large effort can be
> assimilated within the timeframes of the Java 8 schedule.
As previously discussed on porters-dev the current target is not the first
JDK 8 release but rather the first non-security update (i.e. something like
JDK 8u2)


>  - Mark
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