ARM: Enable safepoints for JIT-compiled code

Dr Andrew John Hughes ahughes at
Wed Jan 11 05:05:48 PST 2012

On 14:31 Tue 10 Jan     , Andrew Haley wrote:
> I've found the bug that broke safepoints.  It turns out that safepoints
> do not convert a PC address to a bytecode index, so you have to set the
> bytecode pointer explicitly whenever at a safepoint.  I'm intend to apply
> this to trunk and branch, given RM approval.

Patches to branches require approval by one other developer, not specifically
the release manager.  In this case, I'd suggest someone else familiar with the
ARM port gives backport approval, as seems to already be happening via Xerxes.

> Andrew.

Andrew :)

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