Review Request: Zero and Shark fixes
gbenson at redhat.com
Tue Aug 17 02:03:50 PDT 2010
Christian Thalinger wrote:
> On Thu, 2010-08-12 at 11:52 +0100, Gary Benson wrote:
> > Hi all,
> > This webrev contains a number of fixes for Zero and Shark:
> > http://cr.openjdk.java.net/~gbenson/zero-shark-fixes-01/
> 6977640: Zero and Shark fixes
> > Firstly, the two bugs 6953477 and 6730276 required changes
> > to be made to Zero. Secondly, an assertion that is invalid
> > on Shark was removed, which allows debug builds of Shark to
> > be built on ia32.
> Hmm. Two questions:
> 1. Why does the assert not hold?
It's checking something about the stack layout which is true
with the native x86 stack but false with the Zero stack.
> 2. Why would anyone build Shark on x86?
Testing. If you can reproduce an ARM issue on x86 then you
can build it in 30 seconds instead of 30 hours :)
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