RFR (XL): 8019972: PPC64 (part 9): platform files for interpreter only VM.
goetz.lindenmaier at sap.com
Wed Jul 17 08:13:34 PDT 2013
This change contains all the files in cpu/ppc and os_cpu/linux_ppc needed for
the PPC64 interpreter port on linux.
With this change you can do a core build on ppc64 and run the VM interpreter only.
It executes simple programs as jvm98.
The change requires
* 8016697: Use stubs to implement safefetch
* 8020059: The flag introduced by 8014972 is not defined ...
which will arrive soon in the staging repository.
I marked the change as XL as it contains a lot of code. Nevertheless the
code has no impact on the existing Oracle platforms.
The change touches a single shared file, globals.hpp, removing a
special case introduced for the port. This is because we
integrated some changes earlier than originally intended.
Please review the change. Does it need testing on Oracle side?
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