[1.10] RFC: Fix HotSpot regression that prevents use on x86 processors without cmov
Dr Andrew John Hughes
ahughes at redhat.com
Thu Mar 31 16:30:55 PDT 2011
On 19:18 Thu 31 Mar , Deepak Bhole wrote:
> * Dr Andrew John Hughes <ahughes at redhat.com> [2011-03-31 19:15]:
> > This is my last patch for 1.10.
> > This issue is discussed on the bug report:
> > http://icedtea.classpath.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=682
> > and on the HotSpot list:
> > http://mail.openjdk.java.net/pipermail/hotspot-dev/2011-March/004006.html
> > The discussion on the HotSpot list came to the conclusion that
> > this is a regression from hs18 onwards and twisti has since provided
> > a fix. This fix is already in HEAD and I've seen no negative build bot
> > reports.
> > The fix provides an alternative for cmov on x86 processors which lack this
> > instruction, causing them to be usable again rather than crashing on even
> > a 'java -version' invocation.
> > Patches for both hs19 and hs20 are included. The only difference between
> > the two is that hs19 doesn't need the #include directions as it still has
> > IncludeDB. They are otherwise identical.
> > Ok for 1.10?
> Yes, this looks fine to me. Okay for commit.
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