RFR: 8075930: AARCH64: Use FP Register in C2

Vladimir Kozlov vladimir.kozlov at oracle.com
Fri Apr 10 14:53:50 UTC 2015

On 4/10/15 1:58 AM, Andrew Haley wrote:
> On 04/10/2015 09:54 AM, Edward Nevill wrote:
>> In frame() I think check !defined(COMPILER2) is useless because COMPILER2 is always defined in 64-bit Server Hotspot VM.
> I've never really understood the reason for this limitation.  With a few
> lines of code it's possible to build a perfectly good client VM.  Why
> should 64-bit systems not be able to build a client VM?
> Andrew.

Yes, from technical point of view it could be done.
But from financial - we don't see the need to support this configuration (for now).
For the same reason, as you noticed, we removed support of 32-bit VM from Solaris (x86 and Sparc). You still can build 
it but eventually it will rot.


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