Congratulations to Gary Benson of Red Hat whose Zero assembler port (which allows OpenJDK to build on a range of additional platforms such as ppc, ppc64, s390 and arm) was accepted and pushed upstream over the last few days.

For those who want the grisly details:

The HotSpot changes are in the hotspot-comp forest. The JDK build changes are in the build forest. You can either clone one of the forests and pull the other into it, or use one we made earlier:

to get upstream Zero today!