Request for review (L): 6797305: Add LoadUB and LoadUI opcode class
Thomas.Rodriguez at Sun.COM
Wed Mar 11 14:22:31 PDT 2009
On Mar 11, 2009, at 2:11 PM, John Rose wrote:
> On Mar 11, 2009, at 1:35 PM, Tom Rodriguez wrote:
>>> Hmm, it's in the repository since duke at 0. Anyone else who knows
>>> something about that?
>> I believe it's been there since the beginning, I'd just never
>> noticed it. According to SCCS it goes back to 1998.
> I wrote it to help debug the sparc port. I don't think it has found
> many bugs since then. I suppose it could be retired, and
> resurrected easily enough if somebody wanted it. It certainly
> doesn't need to be in the AD file; it could be refactored (with some
> care) into assembler_sparc.
If we really wanted to support it would be nice to do so in a platform
independent way. If it's good for one arch it's a good idea for all.
> -- John
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