July 19, 2016
These release notes describe the new features, platform requirements, installation, known issues, and limitations for Java Development Kit for ARM Release 8u101 (JDK 8u101 for ARM).
This document contains the following topics:
JDK 8u101 for ARM includes the features and bug fixes of Java SE 8 Update 101. To review these features, see Java SE Development Kit 8 Update 101 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 8u101 for ARM README for installation instructions.
This section describes known problems and issues in this release that are specific to JDK 8u101 for ARM. See also the Java SE 8 Update 101 Release Notes for known issues, many of which also affect embedded platforms.
This section describes limitations of JDK for ARM.
java command line option
-XX:NativeMemoryTracking=detail is not supported for ARM targets (an error message is displayed). Instead, use the following option:
The ARMv8 binary distribution only supports the headless configuration.