Taking up maintainership for SPARC - JEP-362

Peter Firmstone peter.firmstone at zeus.net.au
Sun Sep 29 09:41:46 UTC 2019

On 28/09/2019 7:31 PM, John Paul Adrian Glaubitz wrote:
> Hello!
> I have just been notified about JEP-362 [1] and would like to offer to be
> the official maintainer of the SPARC ports of OpenJDK.
> We're still using the Linux/SPARC port in Debian and therefore I would like
> to help keeping the port in as long as possible. There might also be users
> in the BSD world who are interested in the SPARC port.
> Thanks,
> Adrian
>> [1] https://openjdk.java.net/jeps/362

I'll help for a good cause, Fujitsu are still developing sparc, and it's 
also still being used actively in research.  I've been using Sparc since 
the 32 bit Classic in the 90's, I still have a Blade 1000 and T5240 I 
can develop on.



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