AARCH64: 8064611: Changes to HotSpot shared code

Andrew Haley aph at redhat.com
Wed Dec 10 10:59:10 UTC 2014


I think that I have addressed every point that has been made on this
rather long thread.  The most important change is that the AArch64
port now no longer requires a code cache limit of 128Mb, but I have
still included an arch-specific way to limit the default code cache
size.  The logic behind this is that the extra trampoline stubs (and
the far branches in non-trampoline case) significantly bloat the
generated code and cause us to reach the point where we have to use
the trampolines more quickly.

So, there are now two #defines which can be overridden by targets:


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