Project Proposal: PowerPC/AIX port

Ben Evans benjamin.john.evans at
Wed May 9 10:12:34 UTC 2012

On Wed, May 9, 2012 at 12:41 AM, Volker Simonis
<volker.simonis at> wrote:
> On Tuesday, May 8, 2012, Dalibor Topic wrote:
>> On 5/7/12 5:03 PM, Simonis, Volker wrote:
>> > In accordance with the OpenJDK guidelines [1], I'd like to start the
>> > discussion of a new project to port the OpenJDK to the PowerPC/Linux
>> > and PowerPC/AIX platforms.
>> > We kindly ask the Porters group to become the sponsor of this project.
>> Volker, I'm very pleased to see this proposal being brought to OpenJDK.
>> It sounds like a great addition to our community. So, with my Group Lead
>> hat on, I would like to declare that the Porters Group will sponsor this
>> Project.
> Dalibor, thanks a lot! Without your tireless support this wouldn't have
> been possible!

Congratulations to all concerned. A deeper exploration of the
interface between the VM and classfiles looks like a great opportunity
for more innovation - be that from commercial contributors, academics
or the open-source folks.

I'll look forward to starting to play with some of this as it's released.


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