RFR 8190800: Support for vectorization of sqrt float
vladimir.x.ivanov at oracle.com
Mon Nov 20 17:36:14 UTC 2017
I'll sponsor the change.
On 11/18/17 12:10 AM, Lupusoru, Razvan A wrote:
> The vectorizer cannot currently handle vectorization of sqrt for floats
> even though there is packed single precision sqrt instruction supported
> in AVX. The following patch rectifies the situation by adding a new C2
> node for floating point version of Sqrt and its vectorized version,
> along with assembler support for it.
> The proposed solution can be found here:
> Please let me know if you have any questions or concerns.
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