[aarch64-port-dev ] Review Request JDK-8175819: OS name and arch in JMOD files should match the values as in the bundle name

Stuart Monteith stuart.monteith at linaro.org
Wed Apr 5 08:37:32 UTC 2017

It is historical revisionism. AArch32 was introduced with ARMv8,
before there was no need to distinguish between 32-bit and 64-bit
execution states.
If people are selecting, say, JNI libraries, based on os.arch, then
there is every reason to be consistent.

On 4 April 2017 at 17:39, Andrew Haley <aph at redhat.com> wrote:
> On 04/04/17 17:35, mark.reinhold at oracle.com wrote:
>> This does raise another question, though: Should we use "aarch32"
>> instead of "arm32" for the 32-bit ARM architecture?
> Probably not.  I believe that "aarch32" is historical revisionism
> coming from ARM: it didn't exist as a name before AArch64 came out.
> Andrew.

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