ARM: Enable safepoints for JIT-compiled code

Andrew Haley aph at
Wed Jan 11 05:11:59 PST 2012

On 01/11/2012 01:05 PM, Dr Andrew John Hughes wrote:
> 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.

They require at least RM approval, for the obvious practical reasons.

It doesn't make much sense for technical reviews (for correctness,
appropriateness, and so on) to be done on the release branch patches:
that should get done on trunk.  The only matter for the branch is
whether that patch is appropriate for the branch.


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