Skip to main content

Port of the JVM to the open-source licensed instruction set architecture could be ready later this year, if project gets approval to proceed.

The RISC-V hardware instruction set would get a full-featured port of open source Java, under a proposal being discussed in the OpenJDK community this week.

If the project is approved, the port might be ready for Java Development Kit (JDK) 18, which is expected to arrive in September. Plans presently call for supporting Java on Linux on RISC-V; the base RV64G ISA (instruction set architecture) would be supported, along with vector operations.

Read the full article. 

Stay Connected With RISC-V

We send occasional news about RISC-V technical progress, news, and events.