Java™ Development Kit for ARM Release Notes 8 Update 51


These release notes describe the new features, platform requirements, installation, known issues, and limitations for Java Development Kit for ARM Release 8u51 (JDK 8u51 for ARM).

This document contains the following topics:

1 New and Changed Features

JDK 8u51 for ARM includes the features and bug fixes of Java SE 8 Update 51. To review these features, see Java SE Development Kit 8 Update 51 Release Notes.

2 Platforms and Requirements

See the JDK for ARM Downloads page to see which ARM devices are supported.

3 Installing JDK for ARM

Refer to the JDK 8u51 for ARM README for installation instructions.

4 Known Issues

This section describes known problems and issues in this release that are specific to JDK 8u51 for ARM. See also Java SE 8 Update 51 Release Notes for known issues, many of which also affect embedded platforms.

5 Limitations

This section describes limitations of JDK for ARM.

5.1 Native Memory Tracking Support is Limited

The java command line option -XX:NativeMemoryTracking=detail is not supported for ARM targets (an error message is displayed). Instead, use the following option: -XX:NativeMemoryTracking=summary