RFR (M): 8036767 PPC64: Support for little endian execution model

Vladimir Kozlov vladimir.kozlov at oracle.com
Mon Mar 10 22:49:44 UTC 2014

Changes looks fine to me. They passed JPRT testing which means they do 
not affect our closed code.

I will wait LFLAGS_VM change and may be someone else have comments. I 
will push it after that tomorrow.


On 3/10/14 10:58 AM, Volker Simonis wrote:
> The first review happened on the ppc-aix-port list (see this thread
> http://mail.openjdk.java.net/pipermail/ppc-aix-port-dev/2014-March/001775.html)
> The previous, related change mentioned by Sasha, which added support
> for the ELFv2 ABi was https://bugs.openjdk.java.net/browse/JDK-8035647
> It was already pushed to jdk9/hs-comp
> @Sasha: you can remove the "LFLAGS_VM" settings from ppc64le.make
> Regards,
> Volker
> On Mon, Mar 10, 2014 at 6:44 PM, Alexander Smundak <asmundak at google.com> wrote:
>> This patch contains the changes to the build files to build JDK on the
>> little endian PowerPC64 running Linux, and the changes to the source
>> files to support little endian mode.
>> The preceding related change:
>> https://bugs.openjdk.java.net/browse/JDK-8036767
>> added support for the ELFv2 ABi used on the little endian PowerPC64.
>> Please review and test this change. I need a sponsor.
>> The patch is at:
>> http://cr.openjdk.java.net/~martin/asmundak/8036767/webrev.00/
>> Sasha

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