RFR (S): 8019922 : PPC64 (part 8): Implement Linux/PPC64 support in HotSpot makefiles

Volker Simonis volker.simonis at gmail.com
Thu Jul 4 09:07:32 PDT 2013


can sombody please review this change. It implements the relevant
HotSpot make changes to build the HotSpot on Linux/PPC64 and shouldn't
touch any existing platforms (but of course testing it on your closed
platforms - especially ppc - is probably necessary and much

It also contains two small fixes for the CORE build (one is a type and
the other is necessary to accomodate to the changes in "8008772:
remove gamma launcher") in 'make/Makefile' for which I didn't wanted
to open an extra bug for.

Notice that this patch determines the name and location of the
platform relevant files (e.g. src/cpu/ppc/vm/assembler_ppc.cpp or
src/os_cpu/linux_ppc/vm/globals_linux_ppc.hpp) which will come with


Thank you and best regards,

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