RFR 8190800: Support for vectorization of sqrt float
vladimir.kozlov at oracle.com
Tue Nov 21 21:13:31 UTC 2017
On 11/20/17 9:36 AM, Vladimir Ivanov wrote:
> Looks good.
> I'll sponsor the change.
Please, run pre-integration testing before push.
> Best regards,
> Vladimir Ivanov
> 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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