Project proposal: RISC-V port

Palmer Dabbelt palmer at
Wed Mar 7 18:39:33 UTC 2018

On Wed, 07 Mar 2018 03:37:05 PST (-0800), adinn at wrote:
> On 06/03/18 20:01, Edward Nevill wrote:
>> I am happy to act as project lead for the RISC-V port at least in the
>> interim. I am an OpenJDK committer, a member of the porters group and
>> the aarch32 project lead. Although I do not have very much RISC-V
>> experience (IE. about 1 week) I feel I could help get the project
>> started until someone with more RISCV-V experience is up to speed
>> with the OpenJDK processes.
> I don't believe I am entitled to vote for Ed to be granted this role but
> I will offer the opinion that he would make a great project lead -- even
> if he has to rely on someone else for detailed RISC-V knowledge. His
> help on the AArch64 port was immensely valuable and his experience of
> how that port was done should be very helpful.

Seeing as how Ed is the only one who has submitted any patches I guess he's the 
only one who's actually entitled to vote, but FWIW he sounds like a good RISC-V 
port lead to me :).

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