RFR(XS): 8141624: Limit calculation of pre loop during super word optimization is wrong

Volker Simonis volker.simonis at gmail.com
Mon Nov 9 21:58:47 UTC 2015

Vladimir & Vladimir,

thanks for the reviews!

I'd still need a sponsor to push it trough JPRT :)


On Monday, November 9, 2015, Vladimir Kozlov <vladimir.kozlov at oracle.com>

> Good.
> Thanks,
> Vladimir K
> On 11/6/15 5:53 AM, Volker Simonis wrote:
>> Hi,
>> can I please have a second review and a sponsor for this fix
>> contributed by gunter.haug at sap.com:
>> http://cr.openjdk.java.net/~simonis/webrevs/2015/8141624/
>> https://bugs.openjdk.java.net/browse/JDK-8141624
>> The variable "MemNode* best_align_to_mem_ref" is hidden by a second
>> declaration of a variable with the same name in an inner block of the
>> function "SuperWord::find_adjacent_refs()". This leads to unaligned
>> accesses in generated code. While many platforms handle these
>> correctly (slower, though), Itanium and potentially other platforms
>> which don't allow unaligned access will crash.
>> Thank you and best regards,
>> Volker
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