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<p class="MsoNormal"><span style="color:#1F497D">Some additional notes, the vabsss and vabssd instructions utilize a test on src2 vs dst, this is required as the live range of src2 can end making it available for reuse, in such a case, we manage and use xmm0
 so that we have a scratch register to utilize which will facilitate VEX encoding.<o:p></o:p></span></p>
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<p class="MsoNormal"><span style="color:#1F497D">Regards,<o:p></o:p></span></p>
<p class="MsoNormal"><span style="color:#1F497D">Michael<o:p></o:p></span></p>
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<p class="MsoNormal"><b>From:</b> hotspot-compiler-dev [mailto:hotspot-compiler-dev-bounces@openjdk.java.net]
<b>On Behalf Of </b>Berg, Michael C<br>
<b>Sent:</b> Wednesday, May 10, 2017 12:59 PM<br>
<b>To:</b> 'hotspot-compiler-dev@openjdk.java.net' <hotspot-compiler-dev@openjdk.java.net><br>
<b>Subject:</b> CR for RFR 8178800<o:p></o:p></p>
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<p class="MsoNormal" style="margin-bottom:12.0pt"><a name="_____replyseparator"></a>Hi Folks,<o:p></o:p></p>
<p class="MsoNormal"><span style="color:#1F497D;background:white">Some support was added to enable a pass state of all validation tests for KNL for JDK9.  This support enables upper bank register usage for auto code generation for a small number of instructions
 (3) which needed some additional coverage under cases where servers do not enable vector length but have EVEX support.</span><span style="color:#333333;background:white"><o:p></o:p></span></p>
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<p class="MsoNormal">This code was tested as follows: <span style="color:#1F497D">
All internal validation tests at both Intel and Oracle.  This change needs approval for JDK9 addition.</span><o:p></o:p></p>
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Bug-id: <a href="https://bugs.openjdk.java.net/browse/JDK-8178800">https://bugs.openjdk.java.net/browse/JDK-8178800</a><span style="color:#1F497D">
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webrev: <span style="font-size:10.5pt;font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;background:whitesmoke">
<a href="http://cr.openjdk.java.net/~mcberg/8178800/webrev">http://cr.openjdk.java.net/~mcberg/8178800/webrev</a><span style="color:#1F497D">
</span></span><o:p></o:p></p>
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<p class="MsoNormal"><span style="background:white">Regards,<o:p></o:p></span></p>
<p class="MsoNormal"><span style="background:white">Michael</span><o:p></o:p></p>
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