The s390x port has landed in jdk9!

David Edelsohn dje.gcc at
Thu Oct 27 17:28:53 UTC 2016

On Thu, Oct 27, 2016 at 1:13 PM, Volker Simonis
<volker.simonis at> wrote:
> Hi,
> I'm proud to announce that today the last bits of the s390x port have
> arrived in the jdk9/hs forest! Everybody who's interested is invited
> in building, testing and commenting on the new port :)
> Many thanks to the whole SAP JMV team, the initial s390 porters and
> Lutz Schmidt, Martin Doerr and Goetz Lindenmaier for their fantastic
> work!
> Finally, this port wouldn't have been possible in such a fast and
> smooth way without the unlimited support of the Hotspot Group Lead
> Vladimir Kozlov!
> Let's celebrate the Linux/s390x port as the latest addition to the
> OpenJDK platform zoo!

Congratulations!  This is a great achievement!  Awesome to have
z/LinuxONE support in JDK9.

Huge thanks to Volker and the SAP JVM team, as well as Vladimir in the
Hotspot team and the entire OpenJDK community.

- David
IBM Open Source Ecosystem

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