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

David Holmes david.holmes at oracle.com
Tue Mar 11 03:29:13 UTC 2014

I don't see anything that actually controls what is built. Is it the 
case that the new arch value will be reported by uname on the ppc64le 

(I cringe seeing a new top-level arch introduced for this.)


On 7/03/2014 1:37 PM, Alexander Smundak 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.
> This 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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