Fwd: JEP proposed to target JDK 17: 382: New macOS Rendering Pipeline

Philip Race philip.race at oracle.com
Fri Mar 5 22:54:15 UTC 2021

If these two end up being within days or a week or so of each other I 
don't think it reasonable to suddenly put a stopper on the integration 
to account for that.

And we actually touch on this in the JEP

Go to the end and under "Risks and Assumptions" you will find :

>We did very limited (sanity)  testing of the current x64 binaries on Apple Silicon.
 >No port of the JDK to Apple Silicon is yet available to support native 


On 3/5/21 2:47 PM, Kevin Rushforth wrote:
> The macOS Metal pipeline will very likely go into the jdk mainline 
> repo before the macOS aarch64 port (also under review) is integrated. 
> In any case, once both are in mainline, then I would expect early 
> access builds of macOS for aarch64 to work with the Metal pipeline.
> -- Kevin
> On 3/5/2021 2:32 PM, Konstantin Bulenkov wrote:
>> Congrats!
>> Do we have any specific plans on building aarch64 versions for the Early
>> Access program? Apple is going to stop producing computers on Intel 
>> chipset
>> completely in 1,5-2 years.
>> Konstantin
>> ---------- Forwarded message ---------
>> From: <mark.reinhold at oracle.com>
>> Date: Fri, Mar 5, 2021 at 11:08 PM
>> Subject: Re: JEP proposed to target JDK 17: 382: New macOS Rendering
>> Pipeline
>> To: <jdk-dev at openjdk.java.net>
>> Hearing no objections, I’ve targeted this JEP to JDK 17.
>> - Mark

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