Commit fb46ab3f authored by Ivo Anjo's avatar Ivo Anjo

Update README with software requirements

Balaji Arun <ba2669@vt.edu> has reported that javartm misbehaves with JDK 7 and 8 (thanks!), update README with a warning.
parent e97f13af
# javartm library README
# javartm library
The javartm library allows Java/JVM users to use the "Restricted Transactional Memory" support available on some Intel CPUs. See [here][inteltsx] for more details.
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Testing on other CPUs can be done using the [Intel Software Development Emulator][intelsde].
## Software Requirements
javartm was tested as working with Oracle's JDK 6. Support for JDK 7 and 8 is currently buggy, and I no longer have access to a machine with hardware RTM support so you may find some issues there (remember to run the tests first).
## Building
Building is done with ant.
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