RFR(S): 8139421: PPC64LE: MacroAssembler::bxx64_patchable kills register R12

Doerr, Martin martin.doerr at sap.com
Mon Oct 12 10:51:57 UTC 2015


PPC64LE has a different implementation for bxx64_patchable which kills Register R12.

However, register R12 must be preserved for stub calls. It is used to call the deopt handler for example.

Webrev is here:


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