October 15, 2019
These release notes describe the new features, platform requirements, installation, known issues, and limitations for Java Development Kit for ARM Release 8u231 (JDK 8u231 for ARM).
JDK 8u231 for ARM includes the features and bug fixes of Java SE 8 Update 231. To review these features, see Java SE Development Kit 8 Update 231 Release Notes.
This release of Oracle JDK 8 for ARM was tested on Linux for ARM on v6, v7 and v8 architectures. The JDK for ARM is now offered in the same Download page as the JDK for other Java SE Platforms.
Refer to the JDK 8u231 for ARM README for installation instructions.
This section describes known problems and issues in this release that are specific to JDK 8u231 for ARM. See also the Java SE 8 Update 231 Release Notes for known issues, many of which also affect embedded platforms.
This section describes limitations of JDK for ARM.
5.1 Native Memory Tracking Support is Limited
java command line option
-XX:NativeMemoryTracking=detail is not supported for ARM targets (an error message is displayed). Instead, use the following option:
5.2 Headless Configuration
The ARMv8 binary distribution only supports the headless configuration.