ZGC integrated into JDK 11

Stuart Monteith stuart.monteith at linaro.org
Wed Jun 13 10:23:06 UTC 2018

That's great Per. I'll move my work over to the jdk tree.

What are your intentions regarding the SPARC port? I presume that
there is no intention to maintain it, and therefore no intention to
merge it.

The aarch64 port progresses - there were recently a couple of bugs
that needed addresses that were confusing my testing.


On 13 June 2018 at 08:53, Per Liden <per.liden at oracle.com> wrote:
> Hi all,
> (In case some of you aren't following some of the other lists)
> I'm happy to announce that ZGC was has now been integrated into JDK 11 [1]!
> Please note that it continues to be marked as an "experimental feature" in
> JDK 11, meaning you need to use --with-jvm-features=zgc when
> configuring/building the JDK it and -XX:+UnlockExperimentalVMOptions
> -XX:+UseZGC when running it.
> ZGC will however be enabled/available in all future JDK binaries produced by
> Oracle (both Oracle JDK binaries and OpenJDK/GPL binaries). Other vendors of
> JDK binaries might also enable it, but it's their choice.
> The project wiki [2] continues to be the goto place for information on how
> to configure and use ZGC.
> cheers,
> Per
> [1] http://hg.openjdk.java.net/jdk/jdk/rev/767cdb97f103
> [2] https://wiki.openjdk.java.net/display/zgc/Main

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