RFR (XL): 8019972: PPC64 (part 9): platform files for interpreter only VM.

Vladimir Kozlov 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:
>> Hi,
>> 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?
>> http://cr.openjdk.java.net/~goetz/webrevs/8019972-ppc_files/
>> Best regards,
>>   Goetz.

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