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OpenJDK 15 Reaches GA With Garbage Collector Promotions, Tossing Out Solaris + SPARC

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  • starshipeleven
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    Originally posted by kylew77 View Post
    Why depreciate for SPARC64 and Solaris are the open source Solaris projects not important?
    no they are not. You can thank Oracle for that

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  • Ironmask
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    Originally posted by kylew77 View Post
    Why depreciate for SPARC64 and Solaris are the open source Solaris projects not important?
    To be fair, if it's a company using Solaris, they're probably using an OpenJDK that's at least a dozen major versions behind this one.

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  • Sonadow
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    Originally posted by Phoronix
    Removal of Solaris support for SPARC and x86_64. The Linux SPARC support has been removed too... For OpenJDK it's game over for Solaris and SPARC after it was deprecated in JDK 14
    About time too.

    Originally posted by kylew77 View Post
    Why depreciate for SPARC64 and Solaris are the open source Solaris projects not important?
    Do you see any commercial deployments or marketshare for Solaris or SPACR64 hardware platforms that does not look like a rounding error?

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  • kylew77
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    Why depreciate for SPARC64 and Solaris are the open source Solaris projects not important?

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  • browseria
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    Originally posted by bug77 View Post
    ... Like seriously, something as simple as "do not garbage collect" really needed a "preview" stage?
    It's a little more complicated than that...start here to dip your toe in the issues: https://www.pscp.tv/javazone/1RDGlNjmjgNxL

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  • bug77
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    Originally posted by Dovi View Post
    Why can't we just have a normal CLI? I mean, having to type -XX:+UseZGC to change the default GC is a bit annoying. e.g. --gc=zgc would be so neat.
    Well, Java does have a sane CLI, you only need -X or -XX syntax for experimental/nonstandard options. Why is ZGC both promoted to stable and kept behind -XX is beyond me though. If I had to guess, I'd say it's a sign that, despite releases becoming extremely thin, there aren't enough people left to implement the slightest change properly. Like seriously, something as simple as "do not garbage collect" really needed a "preview" stage?

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  • caligula
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    Originally posted by wswartzendruber View Post
    I'm just truckin' right along with Java 8 and Kotlin.
    Heh, there are now 7 major Java releases before JDK 8 and also 7 more recent releases. LTS17 will be released in a year so it'll be soon time to switch from LTS11.

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  • cen1
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    multi-line strings fu** yeah!

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  • Dovi
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    Why can't we just have a normal CLI? I mean, having to type -XX:+UseZGC to change the default GC is a bit annoying. e.g. --gc=zgc would be so neat.

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  • wswartzendruber
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    I'm just truckin' right along with Java 8 and Kotlin.

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