review (S) for 6717150
twisti at complang.tuwien.ac.at
Mon Oct 13 14:15:28 PDT 2008
On Mon, 2008-10-13 at 11:07 -0700, Chuck Rasbold wrote:
> 6717150: improper constant folding of subnormal strictfp multiplications
> and divides
> Summary: suppress constant folding of double divides and multiplications
> on ia32
> This workaround fix is already in HS13, needs to be brought forward
> into HS14. We should do a more elegant fix in the future.
IMHO there is a typo in the comment of src/share/vm/opto/divnode.cpp:
"multiplication" should read "division". Just to not confuse people who
are trying to understand that code.
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