RFR (XL): 8019972: PPC64 (part 9): platform files for interpreter only VM.
vladimir.kozlov at oracle.com
Wed Jul 17 11:38:17 PDT 2013
On 7/17/13 10:18 AM, Christian Thalinger wrote:
> One question: why did you choose to prefix all assembler instructions with ppc_?
and PPC_ prefix in registers names.
Goetz, it is different from our naming style so we would really
appreciate if you change this.
> -- Chris
> On Jul 17, 2013, at 8:34 AM, "Lindenmaier, Goetz" <goetz.lindenmaier at sap.com> wrote:
>> This time with webrev. Sorry for the double mails.
>> 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?
>> Best regards,
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